Aeon Mining with aeon-stak-cpu on Ubuntu 16.04

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.

sudo apt-get --assume-yes update
sudo apt-get --assume-yes install libmicrohttpd-dev libssl-dev cmake build-essential libhwloc-dev screen git nano
git clone
cd aeon-stak-cpu
cmake .
make install

After make install runs you will need to change directories:

cd bin/

Then you will run aeon-stak-cpu for the first time

chmod +x aeon-stak-cpu

You will see that after the first run you are given a notice to edit your config.txt. Follow the instructions provided and also make sure to edit the following lines in bin/config.txt with your information. Please see this post regarding

"pool_address" : "",
"wallet_address" : "WmrzosejkPA1vbx18hh9x3fCKsvLMUvbgX4bQwaS7Zds4VDq4kRchT25V1owsbnx8LDZ1xWg48DQnfjFFwGS3z6j2FX9H59F6",
"pool_password" : "x",

After you have the config.txt edited correctly simply run aeon-stak-cpu.

If you run into issues related to mmap this means you need to enable hugepages. To do this type the following commands:

sysctl -w vm.nr_hugepages=128
nano /etc/sysctl.conf

At the end of the sysctl.conf file add:


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