Tag Archives: #miningpool

Howto: Ethereum/Expanse Mining with Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS

First of all – install Ubuntu [1]. This should be actually straight forward. After running the installation I suggest to do a software update. Just drop the more or less “standard” lines: sudo apt-get updatesudo apt-get upgrade To be able to mine, I suggest to check the video card drivers. In my case for the… Read More »

Optimizing geth client for Ethereum

Running the geth client [1] in default mode, requires after some time, quite a big amount of disc space. To optimize it, the fast syncmode can be enabled. What is does is basically syncing only the latest part of the blockckain instead of the whole chain. So after running the Ethereum Pool on ethertrench.com [2]… Read More »

Ethereum, Ethereum Classic & Expanse: Basics about Mining and Mining Pools

In advance, I would like to highlight, that this article will focus on the mining of the following 3 Ethash (previously known as Dagger-Hashimoto) algorithm based  cryptocurrencies: Ethereum Ethereum Classic Expanse Basics about Mining Basically each minable cryptocurrency can be mined solo (stand-alone), with GPU and/or CPU power. CPU mining is not to be considered efficient… Read More »