Solo-mining Qbit

Solo-mining Qbit Currency means that you try to find the next block in the chain with your own server node.
It can be hard to do this given hashing rates but it is still worth trying and can bring good rewards for a persistent miner.

Okay so you're sure solo mining is the way you want to go, let's continue.

Setup and Running

Download the latest Qbit release which can be found here: https://github.com/QbitNetwork/Qbit.git

You need a server with ubuntu 18.04 OS available from https://www.vultr.com/?ref=7181593
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Here, you are running your own node and can gain an income from transaction fees and mining Bonuses

The Qbit Node is easily installed on the server, Simply follow these instructions for a quick and smooth install, if you have a problem simply contact Qbit in contact box at bottom of most pages and we will try and help, or another option is available our team charges £ 25 to setup on your Vultr https://www.vultr.com/?ref=7181593 server, we only setup on Vultr servers.

Installation of Qbit

  • sudo apt-get install software-properties-common
  • sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-toolchain-r/test -y
  • wget -O - http://llvm.org/apt/llvm-snapshot.gpg.key | sudo apt-key add
  • sudo apt-get update
  • sudo apt-get install aptitude -y
  • sudo aptitude install -y -o Aptitude::ProblemResolver::SolutionCost='100*canceled-actions,200*removals' build-essential clang-6.0 libstdc++-7-dev git libboost-all-dev python-pip libssl-dev
  • sudo pip install cmake
  • export CC=clang-6.0
  • export CXX=clang++-6.0
  • git clone https://github.com/k7n2g/Qbit.git
  • cd Qbit
  • mkdir build
  • cd build
  • cmake .. -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release
  • make -jxxxx or just make

The binaries will be in the src folder when you are complete.

  • cd src
  • ./QbitNetworkd --version

After Make finishes cd into SRC, so your directory will be Qbit/build/src this is where most Daemon commands are run

  • MobaXterm Personal Edition v20.3

  • Ensure QbitNetworkd is running and fully synced on your machine which can take a couple of days as the blockchain is growing..

    Run:
    ./miner --threads 4 --scan-time 1 --address QBC...Your Qbit public address here>

    Congratulations, you are now solo mining Qbit.

    • QbitNetworkd

      must stay running for the miner to mine Qbit.
    • patience is the key to finding a block it may happen within the first few hours, Or it may never happen these are the rewards and excitement of mining Qbit Currency or any other coin