How to quickly start mining bitcoins on the linux command line with cgminer

  • Optional: Make an account with your favorite mining pool (e.g. bitminter)
  • Install dependencies “apt-get install libcurl4-openssl-dev libncurses5-dev pkg-config libtool yasm autogen automake ocl-icd-opencl-dev”
  • Download cgminer to the server and extract https://github.com/ckolivas/cgminer/archive/master.zip
  • ./autogen.sh
  • CFLAGS=”-O2 -Wall -march=native” ./configure
  • make

 

ATTENTION:  If you are mining with a GPU, you must use Cgminer version 3.7 or below!  The GPU portion of the code has been removed.
 

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