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This video will demonstrate how to mine ethereum using the command-line software ethminer on a computer running Ubuntu 16 linux and a Nvidia Geforce GTX 970 graphic card ( GPU ).

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EQUIPMENT LIST

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 EQUIPMENT LIST

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

ETHMINER

Use the following commands to install the ETHMINER packages: 

# apt-get update
# apt-get install software-properties-common
# add-apt-repository ppa:ethereum/ethereum
# apt-get update
# apt-get install ethminer

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

# ethminer -G -F http://eth.pool.minergate.com:55751/This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. --disable-submit-hashrate


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 ethereum on a computer running ubuntu linux and using a Nvidia GTX graphic card