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Build xmrig on Linux

Hi all, So, I am getting into the crypto-mining space a bit and I wanted to share a few things I've learned. This whole experience has been teaching me a lot as of late! In this post, we'll be talking about xmrig what it is and how to compile it on Linux. I'm going to skip the wallet and other details as I wanted this post to be as context-specific and straight to the point as possible. Let's dive right in. What is xmrig??? My take on this is xmrig is a swiss army knife of a mininig tool that can be used for many algorithms and various coins. I mostly found and used this to mine Monero (XMR), so we'll take that as an example. xmrig supports both CPU and GPU minining, but not all algorithms are CPU- or GPU- friendly. Some are specific to either, so be mindful of what you are doing when you are setting this up. Let's dive into the build and running instructions and examples. Building xmrig I happen to be using d