How to start mining AEON? Pool Mining

in aeon •  last year  (edited)


AEON isn’t just a currency.

It’s a lifestyle.

AEON is based on the CryptoNote protocol and was the first Cryptocurrency to use the #KangarooTwelve (K12) algorithm with 1MB scratchpad (Half that of CN based coins like Monero).

It was forked from Monero back on 6.6.2014 at 6:00 PM UTC, with no premine or instamine. It has no dev tax. 100% of funding is by voluntary community donations which have created a dev fund of almost 1 million USD (as of May 2018 prices).

AEON Features

  • Unlinkable transactions with random data by the sender
  • Untraceable payments uses ring signature
  • Lightweight software using LMDB
  • Blockchain analysis resistant
  • CPU/GPU mining, ASIC-resistant

Modifications to the codebase are recommended and invited to any members of the public. Anyone can make a pull request on GitHub with modifications they see fit to the AEON codebase.

There is much in store for the future of AEON. Public input and Pull Requests for the code along with new features or adjoining software is recommended.

Aeon is looking to implement #RingCT and Bulletproofs once the code review is finalized by the Monero team later this year. This will also allow AEON to enable multi-signature wallets. After this release, AEON will truely become untraceable along with MONERO for those using mixin 3 or higher. AEON may also merge and release the final code for #LEDGER support if time permits allowing users to cold store their currency if they desire.

Coin Info

PoW Algorithm: KangarooTwelve (K12)
Max Supply: ~18.4 million
Block Reward: smoothly decreasing
Block Time: 240 seconds
Difficulty: retargets at every block



Now that we know the details about AEON

AEON: Those who have no idea about mining can easily start mining by watching this video.

AEON Mining Pool:

SRBminer-Multi v0.1.4+ (Windows, AMD, CPU GPU)

Run guided_setup.bat file and answer questions:

Configuration name: aeon-herominers
Enter the algorithm name you want to use: k12
Do you want to set a GPU system shutdown temperature? 80 (or 1 to turn off)
Do you want to set a GPU protection temperature? 72 (or 1 to turn off)
Address and port of mining pool:
Is this a nicehash pool? n
Do you want to use your CPU for mining? y or n (optional)
How many CPU threads to use for mining? 0
Do you want to use your GPU/s for mining? y or n (optional)
Do you want to enable logging? n or y (optional)
Do you want detailed logging? n or y (optional)
Do you want to run miner in the background, without a window? n or y (optional)
Do you want to enable compute mode? y or n (optional)

XMRig - Kangaroo Twelve (K12) (Windows, Linux, CPU)

Example start.cmd:

@echo off
xmrig.exe --donate-level 1 -o -u YOUR_WALLET_ADDRESS -p YOUR_WORKER_NAME -a k12 -k

Vulkan XMR Miner v0.4.1+ (Windows, Linux, CPU, GPU)

Run Miner.exe file and answer questions:

Your crypto: 2 (Aeon v7/v8)
Mining pool address (hostname/IP):
Mining pool port: 10651
Your address (with optional .something at the end): YOUR_WALLET_ADDRESS (can be ADDRESS+PAYMENTID or ADDRESS.DIFF or ADDRESS+PAYMENTID.DIFF)
Password (or x if none): YOUR_WORKER_NAME
Monitoring listen port (0 if no JSON/graphic console): 0

Answer other questions regarding your GPU cards and mining will start.

Happy Mining.

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