Setting up raspberry pi for bitcoin mining

If you plan on running more than one Bitcoin miner at the same time, it is best to use a powered USB hub.

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Hopefully you will be seeing the Raspbian desktop, so double click on LXTerminal and type in the following: Finally, the password that was set when you created the worker. Current mining speed, typically calculated in megahashes or gigahashes. The number of hashes a second that can be calculated the better. A hash is an algorithm of converting numbers and letters into an undecryptable set of characters.

So a miner is used to process millions of numbers in an effort to match the hash to guess the original number. The more hashes that can be processed the faster it is able to solve the problem.

Number of accepted shares.

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A share on a pool is to show the miner has successfully worked out a given problem, so the more shares you can process the better your reward from the pool. Detailed information on accepted shares and pool updates. This is a running log of what is currently happening with the miners and basic pool information, such as messages of updates and when new blocks are found.

More information can be found at the BFGminer github site. Here is a short explanation what the parts of the above command do. Start screen in “detached” mode. This is useful for system startup scripts.