Would you like to learn how to do Ethereum Classic GPU mining? In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to GPU mine Ethereum Classic using the software Ethminer and a Nvidia GTX 1080 GPU on a computer running Ubuntu Linux.

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Tutorial - Ethereum Classic GPU Mining GTX 1080

Create a new account on the Minergate website to become a member of the mining pool

On the Linux console, use the following command to update the package database.

# apt-get update

Download and install the Nvidia GTX 1080 GPU driver.

# mkdir /downloads/driver –p
# cd /downloads/driver
# wget https://developer.nvidia.com/compute/cuda/9.1/Prod/local_installers/cuda-repo-ubuntu1704-9-1-local_9.1.85-1_amd64
# dpkg -i cuda-repo-ubuntu1704-9-1-local_9.1.85-1_amd64
# apt-key add /var/cuda-repo-9-1-local/7fa2af80.pub

Download and install the most recent Nvidia GTX 1080 patch.

# cd /downloads/driver
# wget https://developer.nvidia.com/compute/cuda/9.1/Prod/patches/1/cuda-repo-ubuntu1704-9-1-local-cublas-performance-update-1_1.0-1_amd64
# dpkg -i cuda-repo-ubuntu1704-9-1-local-cublas-performance-update-1_1.0-1_amd64

Update the APT-GET database and install the CUDA package.

# apt-get update
# apt-get install cuda

Edit the .bashrc file from the root user and add the following lines at its end.

# vi /root/.bashrc

export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/local/cuda-9.1/lib64:$LD_LIBRARY_PATH
export PATH=/usr/local/cuda-9.1/bin:$PATH

Now, you need to reboot your computer.

# reboot

As our last step, download and extract the Ethminer software.

# cd /downloads
# wget https://github.com/ethereum-mining/ethminer/releases/download/v0.14.0.dev2/ethminer-0.14.0.dev2-Linux.tar.gz
# tar -zxvf ethminer-0.14.0.dev2-Linux.tar.gz
# cd bin
# install -sv ethminer /usr/local/bin/

To start the Ethereum Classic GPU mining use the following command, as an example:

# ethminer -U -S etc.pool.minergate.com:45777 -u virtualcoin.videos@gmail.com

As a requirement, you need to change the username virtualcoin.videos@gmail.com from the command above to your username.

Keep in mind that the username virtualcoin.videos@gmail.com was used only as an example.

The computer was able to obtain the following hashrate: 21.07 Mh/s