Mining guide

There are multiple methods to mine Zcash. Currently, CPU and GPU mining are possible. Various commercial cloud mining pools also offer contracts for mining Zcash. To perform solo mining using a CPU, the following steps can be followed on Ubuntu Linux:

  1. The first step is to install prerequisites using the following command:
      $ sudo apt-get install \ 
        build-essential pkg-config libc6-dev m4 g++-multilib \   
        autoconf libtool ncurses-dev unzip git python \ 
        zlib1g-dev wget bsdmainutils automake 

If the prerequisites are already installed, a message will display indicating that components are already the newest version. If not already installed or older than the latest package, then the installation will continue, the required packages ...

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