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How to mine monero using linux CPU

Minergate Account

First, you need to create an account at Minergate
Open your browser, access the Minergate website and create a new account.
On the linux console, use the following command to update the apt-get database.
apt-get update

Required Packages
Install the required packages using the following commands:
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

Installing the miner
Now, let’s clone the CPU miner program called cpuminer-multi:

mkdir /download
cd /downloads
git clone https://github.com/wolf9466/cpuminer-multi

Compile and install the cpuminer-multi:

cd cpuminer-multi
CFLAGS="-march=native" ./configure
make install
Mining Monero

Use the following command to start mining Monero:

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

REMEMBER to replace the e-mail virtualcoin.videos@gmail.com for the e-mail account you used to create the minergate account.

As we show in the video, open your browser, access the Minergate Dashboard and check if the linux computer is connected to the monero pool.

As we show in the video, you can use the Minergate calculator to check how much monero will your computer make

This tutorial shows a quick way to start mining monero using the CPU of a computer runnning ubnutu linux.
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