How to mine with Ethminer

Mining software screenshot

What is Ethminer?

Ethminer is an Ethash GPU mining worker: with ethminer you can mine every coin which relies on an Ethash Proof of Work thus including Ethereum, Ethereum Classic, Metaverse, Musicoin, Ellaism, Pirl, Expanse and others.

Ethminer is a command line program. This means you launch it either from a Windows command prompt or Linux console, or create shortcuts to predefined command lines using a Linux Bash script or Windows batch/cmd file.

Download

Download Ethminer, using this link. Choose the file corresponding to your OS! If you are on Linux, take the file in .tar.gz, if you are on Windows, take the file in .zip.

Setup

After downloading and installing the program, you will setup Ethminer to be able to connect to Cruxpool.

If you want to see the complete list of all usable commands. Run the command:

ethminer —help

To connect to Cruxpool, use one of these command lines.

EUROPE

WINDOWS
ethminer.exe -P stratum1+tcp://[WALLET].[WORKERNAME]@eu.cruxpool.com:5555 -G -R
LINUX
ethminer -P stratum1+tcp://[WALLET].[WORKERNAME]@eu.cruxpool.com:5555 -G -R

NORTH AMERICA

WINDOWS
ethminer.exe -P stratum1+tcp://[WALLET].[WORKERNAME]@us.cruxpool.com:5555 -G -R
LINUX
ethminer -P stratum1+tcp://[WALLET].[WORKERNAME]@us.cruxpool.com:5555 -G -R

ASIA

WINDOWS
ethminer.exe -P stratum1+tcp://[WALLET].[WORKERNAME]@asia.cruxpool.com:5555 -G -R
LINUX
ethminer -P stratum1+tcp://[WALLET].[WORKERNAME]@asia.cruxpool.com:5555 -G -R

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