Would you like to learn how to do Litecoin CPU mining? In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to CPU mine Litecoin using a computer running Ubuntu Linux.
Tutorial - Litecoin CPU Mining
# apt-get update
# apt-get install libcurl4-openssl-dev git
# apt-get install build-essential
# apt-get install autotools-dev autoconf
# apt-get install libcurl3 libcurl4-gnutls-dev
Create a directory to the miner software and download the CPUMiner package.
# mkdir /downloads
# cd /downloads
# git clone https://github.com/pooler/cpuminer
# cd cpuminer
Compile and install the CPUMINER.
# make install
To start the Litecoin CPU mining use the following command, as an example:
# minerd -o stratum+tcp://ltc.pool.minergate.com:3336 -u firstname.lastname@example.org -p x
As a requirement, you need to change the username email@example.com from the command above to your username.
Keep in mind that the username firstname.lastname@example.org was used only as an example.
FAQ - Litecoin CPU Mining
If you are having problems to start mining Litecoin, you should take a look at our frequently asked questions page.
To add a question to the database, please post the question as a comment on the youtube video listed on the top of this page.