Epic Cash Mining Tutorial (Linux)

Michael Freeman
Sep 10, 2019 · 5 min read

This is a step-by-step tutorial to solo and pool mine Epic Cash on Linux. See Epic Cash on Linux for more detailed instructions and Epic Cash Wallet Tutorial for how to send and receive Epic Cash.

Download and Install Files

To mine, you need LibRandomX dependency, Epic wallet, server, and miner (and OpenCL miner for GPU mining).

Setup Wallet and Server

Setup CPU Miner (RandomX)

The optimal number of cores to use is ~1–3 fewer physical cores than your CPU has, and fewer if you have less than 2 MB of L3 cache per core used. For example, use up to four cores if you have 8 MB of L3 cache. Users are recommended to test different numbers.

If you do not want to modify number of CPU cores used or reduce log size, please skip this section.

Setup GPU Miner (ProgPoW)

OpenCL works for both AMD and NVIDIA GPUs. Mining with CUDA (NVIDIA-only) is usually better than OpenCL but may not work as of September, 2019.

Pool Mining (optional)

Epic Cash is currently available on these mining pools:

To mine on a stratum mining pool, follow these steps:

Difficulty Adjustment (optional)

Run Miner

Epic Cash

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