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How to mine ether on private network with CPU?

I have a private ethereum network and connected my own pool to it. Now I want to test the mining process with my CPU, what are some the ethereum mining software that support CPU mining and stratum ...
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Ethan, CPU miner, with stratum support

I am developing pool software for ethash coins. I use a private chain and pool software running on VMs so I need a CPU miner with stratum support that I can run on on my laptop VMs. Currently I was an ...
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CPU mining on testnet using geth on ubuntu - eth.hashrate = 0

I have setup a CPU miner on ropsten testnet but when I run eth.hashrate it always returns zero. Can anyone tell me why this is? I have searched for an answer, but cannot find a satisfactory answer. I ...
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Wouldn't a 64bit-based EVM be more efficient on the Ethereum Ecosystem?

As the Ethereum Rationale design says: 32 byte word size - the alternative is 4 or 8 byte words, as in most other architectures, or unlimited, as in Bitcoin. 4 or 8 byte words are too restrictive ...
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How can I test mining ethereum using my MacBook Pro's CPU with a remote pool?

This may seem like a stupid question, and maybe it is - I'm fairly new to all this. My use-case is that a friend has deployed a pool and wants others to try it, just to test it for setup issues etc. ...
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How to do Ethash CPU mine using ethminer?

I have a Private Ethereum Network. I just want to do Ethash CPU mining using ethminer. I know that to have a smaller foot-print it is recommended to use GPU or openCL but for private networks, I only ...
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Restrict CPU/memory usage of geth while syncing

I'm trying to run a geth node and a bitcoin core node on one server. I started with a DigitalOcean droplet with 2 CPU and 2GB memory, but both the geth and bitcoin node would run out of memory. I ...
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can mining be done from different computers using same eth account

i am trying to setup ethereum mining cluster and i have 3 desktops for this running ubuntu 16.04 with 6 CPU each and 0 GPU. Is it possible to configure these 3 servers in cluster and using the same ...
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how to measure a function execution time in online solidity compiler

I'm using online solidity compiler and would like to measure the CPU time for executing a function by capturing the time at start and end of the function. I found example for Javascript, but when ...
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CPU usage while GPU mining

I'm thinking about installing extra videocards for GPU mining on a LAMP server that I actually use for developing and/or cronjob events (such as backups and similar), so I'd like to ask if this setup ...
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Why install geth beside Mist and why geth use so much CPU?

I have installed new Mist 0.8.3, frist thing after fresh new instalation of ubuntu 16.4.1. I have run Mist-0.8.3.deb file and clicked install. How come geth uses so much CPU? I have i7-6500 ...