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This video will demonstrate how to create an account at minergate and how to mine monero using the command-line software ccminer-cryptonight GPU miner on a computer running Ubuntu 16 linux and a Nvidia Geforce GTX 970 graphic card.

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EQUIPMENT LIST 

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PLAYLIST

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Minergate Account

First, you need to access the MINERGATE WEBSITE and create an account.

CUDA INSTALLATION

Use the following commands to install the CUDA package and its requirements:

# mkdir /downloads
# cd /downloads
# wget http://developer.download.nvidia.com/compute/cuda/repos/ubuntu1604/x86_64/cuda-repo-ubuntu1604_8.0.44-1_amd64.deb
# dpkg -i cuda-repo-ubuntu1604_8.0.44-1_amd64.deb
# apt-get update
# apt-get install cuda

Edit the .bashrc file from the root user and add the following lines at its end.

# vi /root/.bashrc
export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/local/cuda-8.0/lib64:$LD_LIBRARY_PATH
export PATH=/usr/local/cuda-8.0/bin:$PATH

 Reboot the computer.

# reboot

 CCMINER-CRYPTONIGHT INSTALLATION

Use the following commands to install the required packages: 

# apt-get install libcurl4-openssl-dev git build-essential libssl-dev
# apt-get install autotools-dev autoconf libcurl3 libcurl4-gnutls-dev

Download, compile and install the monero gpu miner software  ccminer-cryptonight using the following commands:

# cd /downloads
# git clone https://github.com/tsiv/ccminer-cryptonight
# cd ccminer-cryptonight/
# ./autogen.sh
# ./configure
# make
# make install

Start mining monero using the command below, as an example:

# ccminer -a cryptonight -o stratum+tcp://xmr.pool.minergate.com:45560 -u This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. -p x


Important: You need to change the username This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. from the command above to the account that you created on the MINERGATE WEBSITE.

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CONCLUSION

This tutorial presented a step by step procedure teaching you how to start GPU mining monero on a computer running ubuntu linux and using a Nvidia GTX graphic card