How to start mining Wownero (WOW)? Pool Mining

in wownero •  6 months ago  (edited)

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Wownero is a fork of the cryptocurrency Monero with primary alterations.
Wownero’s emission is capped and supply is finite. Wownero is a fairly launched coin with no premine.
It’s not a fork of another blockchain. With its own genesis block there is no degradation of privacy caused by ring signatures using different participants for the same transaction outputs.

Coin Info

Ticker: WOW
PoW Algorithm: CryptoNight RandomWOW
Block Time: 300 seconds
Difficulty: retargets at every block
Block Confirmation: 60 blocks

Now that we know the details about Wownero (WOW), let’s get to mining some WOW

SRBminer-Multi v0.1.7+ (Windows, CPU)

Run guided_setup.bat file and answer questions:

Configuration name: wownero-herominers
Enter the algorithm name you want to use: randomwow
Address and port of mining pool: wownero.herominers.com:10661
Is this a nicehash pool? n
Wallet Address: YOUR_WALLET_ADDRESS (can be ADDRESS+PAYMENTID or ADDRESS.DIFF or ADDRESS+PAYMENTID.DIFF)
Password: YOUR_WORKER_NAME
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 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)

XMRig v5.0.1+ (Windows, Linux, CPU)

Example start.cmd:

@echo off
xmrig.exe --donate-level 1 -o wownero.herominers.com:10661 -u YOUR_WALLET_ADDRESS -p YOUR_WORKER_NAME -a rx/wow -k
pause

XMR-STAK-RX v1.0.1+ (Windows, Linux, CPU, GPU)

Run xmr-stak-rx.exe file and answer questions:

Use simple setup method? (Y/n) y
Please enter the currency that you want to mine: wownero
Pool address: wownero.herominers.com:10661
Username (wallet address or pool login): YOUR_WALLET_ADDRESS (can be ADDRESS+PAYMENTID or ADDRESS.DIFF or ADDRESS+PAYMENTID.DIFF)
Password: YOUR_WORKER_NAME
Does this pool port support TLS/SSL? Use no if unknown. (y/N) n

Happy Mining.

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