How to mine Vidulum with your GPU: A step-by-step guide

Let’s Dive right in!

As you may know Vidulum is a multi-asset web wallet, so the easiest way to get a VDL-address would be to register at If you prefer to use a desktop wallet, you can download either the latest GUI-wallet or the latest command line-wallet.

But as the main feature of Vidulum, we will focus on the web based wallet in this guide.

As you enter the URL, you will be prompted with the screen above. In the top right corner you can register a new account by clicking the ‘Register’ button. A popup will give you some important information about the wallet, as well as links to the Terms-Of-Service, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy documents. Click on Register on the bottom if you agree to the Terms.

Important information and links to legal documentation

In the next form, think of a username, a strong password, and (at a minimum) a six digit PIN. The form will not let you proceed if the entered password does not meet the requirements, so choose a really strong one or get yourself a password manager with an integrated password creator.

NOTE: The developers cannot recover your account if you forget or lose your Username/Password/PIN, so be safe and write down all your credentials, and keep them in a safe place!

After you’ve finished registering your account, you´ll be greeted with the screen below.

In this menu you can choose to safely store different kinds of assets. 
As this is a mining guide for VDL, click on (VDL) Vidulum.

The first thing you should always do when you mine, or invest into any cryptocurrency for that matter, is save the private key to the associated wallet address. Vidulum makes it easy for you, as you just have to click on the yellow box labeled ‘Show VDL Private Key’ (Private keys are exclusively generated client-side within your browser and are never stored on Vidulum servers, or on your computer/browser). 
Write the private key down or save it in a password manager.

Now you have a VDL public wallet address and we can proceed with the mining part of the guide.

How to mine with a GPU

There are a handful of miners for the Equihash 192, 7 Algorithm, for the purpose of this guide, and getting started — we recommend the following:

Download one of these to your computer and don’t worry, they are safe to run, despite any warnings that your Anti-Virus software may show. Simply ignore them (and add to exclusions if needed) and just click “Run Anyway” when prompted. Download one and extract everything to your preferred location (the Desktop is fine).

Picking a pool

Please visit here for a comprehensive overview of the available Vidulum supported pools.

What you need from the mining pool website are a few crucial pieces of information for configuring your miner, mainly;

  • Server — Find one in your region (EU, Asia, USA)
  • Port — “Eg. 8888” Different pools sometimes use different ports for different difficulties depending on your rig. This info can be found on the front page of the mining pool website or the “getting started” page.
  • Rig ID (optional) — Some pools allow a rig ID, this allows you as a miner to identify different rigs on the same pool. You can assign any rig id after your address by entering {Your VDL address}.rig01 — or whatever you want your rig to appear as on the website.

For Nvidia GPU’s

First, we will cover setting up the EWBF v.06 miner on Windows as an example configuration. We will connect to EquiHub pool for this example. However most pools have much in common so this is also a good overall guide. (There are only minor syntax differences for Linux).

We need to go in the folder you extracted your miner to. Inside this folder, right click and create a new text document. In that document, you will need to type the following as shown in the pic below (starting with ‘miner’).

Replace ‘WALLET’ with your VDL wallet address, and ‘WORKERNAME’ with whatever you would like to identify your rig by (‘rig01’ for example) and for the password field — anything at all except the letter ‘x’.

Depending on the size and geographical location of your mining rig, use the appropriate port and server URL as shown below:

Now, “save as” and give it a file name, and at the end change the file extension to .bat so for example GPUVDL.bat. (For Linux users, save the file with a .sh extension instead of .bat, and also change ‘miner.exe’ to ‘./miner’ within the file itself).
Once saved, a new file should appear in your miner folder with the name you just gave it.

Double clicking this file will launch the miner, and a window should appear on your screen that looks similar to this:


Sticking with EquiHub pool for the sake of example in this article, lets quickly go over setting up LOLMiner for those of you with AMD cards.

Just as before, create a new text file within the same directory as LOLMiner, enter the following text, and save it as a .bat file (save as .sh file on Linux, and also ‘./lolminer’ instead of ‘lolminer.exe’)

Example of a Windows .bat file for starting LOLMiner

Once again, replace ‘WALLETADDRESS’ with your VDL wallet address, and ‘WORKERNAME’ with a name for your miner.

Once you put the correct information in the file, save it, and then finally run it by double-clicking it. This should launch LOLMiner, and a window similar to the one pictured below should appear:

Wallet address blacked out in example above

Sometimes it takes a few moments for the miner to connect to the pool, so, after a minute you should see the miner accepting shares (green text) and displaying the hashrate of each of your cards.

That’s it! You are off to the mines!

Typically, you can check your current earnings and hashrate on most pools with just your VDL address: → Pool website → Worker Stats → Worker lookup → copy paste in your VDL address — and you should see stats relating to your miner(s).

Enjoy mining Vidulum!

Please visit the Vidulum discord, if you need any help with mining, have suggestions for the web wallet, the project in general, or just want to talk about crypto stuff with us. All are welcome!

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