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Here is a list of the currently available miners. Most of them support Linux: GPU DiabloMiner - Support: Windows, Linux, OSX Features: Long Polling, BFI_INT poclbm - Support: Windows, Linux. Features: Long Polling, BFI_INT hashkill - Support: Linux .Features: Long Polling, BFI_INT, Auto Reconnect Phoenix - Support: Windows, Linux. Features: Long ...


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I've actually already talked about this on StackExchange but here we go again :) There's a barrier when you try to purchase Bitcoins, Litecoins or any other crypto currency for that matter with a form of payment that allows chargeback (i.e. Paypal or a credit card). Take a look at Paypal's TOS section 3.7. You can still use VirWox to buy Second Life Lindens ...


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Bitcoin is a digital currency created in 2009 by Satoshi Nakamoto. The name also refers both to the open source software he designed to make use of the currency and to the peer-to-peer network formed by running that software. Unlike other digital currencies, Bitcoin avoids central authorities and issuers. Bitcoin uses a distributed database spread across ...


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When you first start, it has to download data from the Bitcoin network so that it can have something to work with. Just give it some time and it'll eventually start generating.


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Your wallet.dat file records all of the important information. I don't know if the other files also contain confidential information, but two things are sure: Your private keys are only stored in wallet.dat. If you keep that file safe, and all of the other files get leaked out, nobody can steal your money (though they may find out other things about you). ...


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You could try to download a Bitcoin miner (such as GUIMiner) and see how many hashes per second can your PC mine. However, right now is quite difficult to earn profits as a particular with a common PC, because the difficulties are really high and the relationship earnings/expenses will probably make you loose money every month, because of the power, ...


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Here is what I did on Debian Wheezy. Create /etc/apt/sources.list.d/bitcoin.list with content deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/bitcoin/bitcoin/ubuntu precise main Import this repository PGP public key with apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://subkeys.pgp.net --recv-keys D46F45428842CE5E Create (temporarily) /etc/apt/sources.list.d/debian-squeeze.list ...


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2 points... so long as it doesn't overheat it will be fine. However... It long ago became no longer cost effective to mine on a GPU, long before that on a CPU. In short, your electricity bill will be far higher than the value of the coins mined.


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It looks like you do just have to backup/transfer the wallet.dat file. From their FAQ: How do I backup my wallet? Your wallet.dat is stored in the directory ''%appdata%\Bitcoin'', which is typically: Windows XP: C:\Documents and Settings\username\Application Data\Bitcoin Windows Vista: C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Bitcoin ...


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In nearly every case, it comes down to what the GPU is good at. Architecturally modern GPUs consist of a massive number of small cores. They are as such good at embarassingly parallel problems and happen to be good at vector calculations (as opposed to floating point, where CPUs often do better). Rather than using a GPU as well, a GPU, all these tasks use it ...


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Nehalem and Sandy Bridge CPUs The GPUs inside Core iX-YYY and Core iX-2YYY aren't OpenCL capable, so mining operations are actually performed by the CPU, not the integrated GPU. Ivy Bridge CPUs The GPUs inside Core iX-3YYY are OpenCL capable, but even the fastest of them (Core i7-3xx7U) have 16 execution units and a core clock of up to 1300 MHz. In ...


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Both NVidia and AMD have a separate programming languages (CUDA and OpenCL) to allow access to their GPUs for non-3D game programming. The bitcoin mining programs are using these interfaces to take advantage of the highly parallel nature of the GPUs to accelerate the computations. At this time Intel GPUs only accelerate 3D games through DirectX (there is ...


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Are you referring to the litecoin-qt client with GUI? Button "Receive coins" -> Button "+ New Address" Alternatively you can also create addresses on liteaddress.org. But be sure to save it to your hard disk first and execute it offline. Otherwise your private key (ie your right to spend the money) will travel through the net and possibly be stolen.


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Get the latest release! Again only put in your wallet.dat, let it download the blockchain. This can really take some time (up to several hours) until your blockchain has caught up with the current status - then everything should be fine. If there are still transactions missing run a -rescan after the blockchain was downloaded completely


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Minerd.exe*32 is a process to mine bitcoins. Basically, the bitcoin network throws a very complex problem at all computers running this, and the first computer (or pool of computers) gets a reward. Obviously solving a very difficult math problem takes a lot of processing power. I recommend running malwarebytes and checking for viruses. Formatting your ...


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Someone might steal your hard drive, so run your PC from a live-CD, and remove all persistent storage except for your Thumb Drive that contains the sensitive data. Physically secure the Thumb Drive. They can still use advanced techniques to read your RAM after the PC is powered off, so rig your PC to be destroyed with thermite in case of emergency.


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You probably can't fix that. HTTP error 500 is an internal server error. Server errors can usually only be fixed by the server administrator. To do so they would consult the server's error log. That log is not accessible to you. If you are certain there is a problem with your router that is causing a badly written server process/thread to fall-over, you ...


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There are 2 different meanings of P2P, and you seem to be getting confused. P2P can mean Point to Point - as is the case with a VPN client like OpenVPN or PPTP. These connections occur directly - and only between 2 devices. It can also mean Peer to Peer, as in the case of bit torrent etc, where there is a web of connections. The rest of this post deals ...


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You try to run a 32-bit executable in a 64-bit system. That's not a problem, but you need some packages on your system to be able to do that. Add the 32-bit architecture to the package library: sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386 Update the package cache: sudo apt-get update And install the needed packages: sudo apt-get install libc6:i386 libstdc++6:...


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I'm not sure of how or if this would work - I only have a shallow knowledge of bitcoin, but I would "split up" your wallet. Create a second bitcoin client, and transfer most of your money to it, except for the amount you expect to spend in the near future. You can then keep your main stash offline and away from any computer or network. When saving your ...


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Okay, for all the noobs out there pulling their hair out, here's how you do it. Turns out, after much experimenting, Mint Linux is the only distro I could find that seems to be relatively small, relatively fast & works great (for me, that it). Starting w/Mint & after all updates - open a terminal & type the following in order: $ sudo add-apt-...


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I'd first block the connection to the external addresses using the iptables iptables -A OUTPUT -d IP_Address -j DROP Once you've made sure all the IP Addresses are being blocked, save the iptables: # /sbin/service iptables save then clean up the files placed by the hijacker. You may want to look at /etc/var/log/messages and /etc/var/log/secure to see if ...


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So I am really close to solving this issue. The basic Idead i had was a multi seat session. This allows the ATI card to have its own X session and the Intel display to have its own X session. Make sure PCIE is the default display for the system but that your onboard GPU is enabled in your system BIOS Modify our /etc/X11/xorg.conf to look like this... ...


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You either need to connect a monitor to the card or connect a dummy plug. Otherwise, the card plays dead. If your monitor has two connections, you can just connect one of them to the card and not use that input.


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If you are using the motherboard onboard graphics you have "Intel HD Graphics" You need the Intel OpenCL SDK found here: http://software.intel.com/en-us/articles/vcsource-tools-opencl-sdk/ Look for a download button near the top right of the page.


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Bitcoin synchronization is a process that relies heavily on disk IOs. In the upcoming Bitcoin-QT version 0.8, the file system will be changed to use LevelDB that is less hard-drive intensive. It may be the case that this will solve your problem. At any rate, the synchronisation is a long process, so it is best to do the initial process while not working on ...


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In my experience, Linux is far better supported by the Bitcoin community than Windows is. The same goes for ATI vs. Nvidia; ATI cards are far better at doing the calculations required for mining bitcoins, so all the serious miners use them. 32 vs. 64 bit should also be a non-issue; just pick the 64-bit version of the AMD Stream SDK instead of the 32-bit ...


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What is Bitcoin First hit with Google.


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Bitcoin is a non-national, internet currency that can be used to make purchases across the web. Like other currencies, it has exchange rates to various national currencies. More on wikipedia


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"Bitcoin is a peer-to-peer currency. Peer-to-peer means that no central authority issues new money or tracks transactions. These tasks are managed collectively by the network." See more at http://www.bitcoin.org.



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