Would you like to learn how to do Monero CPU mining? In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to CPU mine Monero using a computer running Ubuntu Linux.

Hardware List:

The following section presents the list of equipment used to create this Monero CPU Mining tutorial.

Every piece of hardware listed above can be found at Amazon website.

Software List:

Here is a list of software that we used to create this Monero CPU Mining tutorial.

We offer two ways to download this software.

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Tutorial - Monero CPU Mining

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

On the Linux console, use the following commands to install the required packages:

# 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/virtual-coin/wolf-cpuminer-multi
# cd wolf-cpuminer-multi

Compile and install the CPUMINER-MULTI.

# ./autogen.sh
# ./configure
# make
# make install

To start the Monero CPU mining use the following command, as an example:

# minerd -a cryptonight -o stratum+tcp://xmr.pool.minergate.com:45560 -u virtualcoin.videos@gmail.com -p x

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.

FAQ - Monero CPU Mining

If you are having problems to start mining Monero, 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.