I was bored today and decided to try out the Compute Optimized c5.18xlarge EC2 Instance. Its not cheap, coming in at around $36 a day or so to run it. It is a monster though, with 72 cores total. Total hashrate over 15 minutes was…
Aeon-stak-cpu allows you to mine Aeon via your CPU. This article will show you how to setup aeon-stak-cpu on Ubuntu 16.04.
xmr-node-proxy allows you to merge multiple Monero mining rigs into one, which helps lower the load on pools, reduces bandwidth used and allows you to use a lower difficulty setting. When using a proxy, the mining pool that you connect to see only one miner.
If you are feeling generous and want to run a full node for Vertcoin the process is pretty straight forward. I will be using a new Linode instance running Ubuntu 16.04. The smallest Linode is plenty powerful to handle a full node.
This article will show you how to install and run xmr-stak-cpu on Ubuntu 16.04. In this case, we are using a fresh Ubuntu 16.04 install on a VPS., however, any fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 should behave the same.