Xenium/Xenblocks Mining

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Sep 30, 2023

Xenium by XEN is getting popular still can be mined with CPU and GPU

What is Xenblock #

Xenblock is an experimental ASIC resistant PoW blockchain made by JackLevin (https://twitter.com/mrJackLevin) the founder and creator of XEN.

Xenium is compatiable with Metamask, but it has no smart-contract support!

Project sources:

Leaderboard of mining:

Account balance checker:

Network Details
RPC URL http://xenminer.mooo.com:5555
CHAIN ID 0x1A5F0
CURRENCY XNM
TOTAL BLOCKS 1793094
BLOCK REWARDS 10 XNM / Block
XENIUM SUPPLY 17,930,940
MINING SPEED 4676 khash/sec
MINING BLOCKRATE 66 blocks per minute
TOTAL MINERS 2752
DIFFICULTY 31100

(State when this article were writen)

XenBlock GPU miner for Windows #

Download from official source:

https://github.com/shanhaicoder/XENGPUMiner/releases

There is OpenCL for AMD / CUDA version for Nvidia!

Setup:

  1. Download and Unzip
  2. Edit Config.conf Example for config
  3. Start xencudaminer.exe or xenopenclminer.exe (This will mine your blocks)
  4. Start miner.exe (Miner.exe will submit your blocks)

How to mine Xenblock with CPU (Ubuntu) #

CPU miner:

Requirements:

  • 64bit CPU (You can run multiple miner, 1 miner / CPU core)
  • Metamask Address
  • Ubuntu or Windows with Python installed

Commands to setup your miner on Ubuntu:

apt update && apt upgrade -y
apt install git cmake make sudo -y
git clone https://github.com/jacklevin74/xenminer 
cd xenminer
sudo apt-get install python3-pip 
pip install -U -r requirements.txt

Configure your mining address:

apt install nano 
nano config.conf

Config should look like:

[Settings]
difficulty = 1
memory_cost = 1500
cores = 1
account = 0xYOUR_META_MASK_ADDRESS
last_block_url = http://xenminer.mooo.com:4445/getblocks/lastblock

Launch miner:

python3 miner.py

In case you have problem with Python3 try with:

python miner.py

How to mine Xenblock with CPU (Windows) #

CPU miner:

Requirements:

  • 64bit CPU (You can run multiple miner, 1 miner / CPU core)
  • Metamask Address
  • Windows

Install Python:

Download and unzip the Miner:

Open PowerShell in the Miner folder:

Type commands:

pip install -U -r requirements.txt

Edit config.conf: Change this line only!

account = 0xYOUR_METAMASK_ADDRESS

Type commands:

python miner.py

You should see in terminal:

Mining with: 0xYOUR_METAMASK_ADDRESS
Mining block 1...
Mining: 12990 Hashes [00:10, 1251.03 Hashes/s, Difficulty=1500]Updating difficulty to 31700
Continuing to mine blocks with new difficulty
Mining: 12999 Hashes [00:10, 1251.29 Hashes/s, Difficulty=1500]
Restarting mining round
Mining block 1...
Mining: 2693 Hashes [00:44, 60.16 Hashes/s, Difficulty=31700]