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Download Google Drive files with WGET

Overview: How to Download Google Drive Files from the Linux Command Line If you need to update Claymore remotely (i.e., there is no physical access to your mining rig’s USB ports), the following options allow you to download Google Drive files via the command line in 1 line of code. Note: These scenarios work on […]

Disable SearchUI.exe (Disable Cortana) on Windows 10

Open the windows command prompt in administrator mode: References How to Permanently Stop SearchUI.exe from Running in Windows 10

Ethereum (ETH): The Byzantium Hard Fork

TL;DR: I’m a Miner. What Do I need to Do to Prepare for Byzantium Hard Fork? You should update your Ethereum client (i.e. your wallet). For Linux users running geth, just do this: $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get upgrade If you found this helpful, feel free to tip us ETH: 0xff682Acd27D5f073Be77cd88b2F9eb8c2C59c049 Preparing for […]

Ethereum (ETH): Adding WiFI to Your Linux Mining Rig

The first call of action is to purchase a WiFi adapter that’s compatible with Linux. After trial-and-error, we found the BrosTrend Long Range USB WiFi Adapter 1200Mbps to work perfectly. Finding the right Linux drivers is the next challenge. We contributed this this driver version on GitHub which works well with the BrosTrend Long Range […]

Motherboard BIOS Error: Blinitializelibrary failed 0xc00000bb

This is a BIOS Power-On Self-Test (POST), Video Graphics Array (VGA) error. It may occur when there are multiple GPUS on a motherboard and an abrupt shutdown of Windows 10. The abrupt shutdown may prevent the BIOS from initiating a proper POST. This, in turn, may force the motherboard to reset to default values. The […]

Ethereum (ETH): How to Install AMD Blockchain Compute Drivers for Linux

October 16, 2017 Driver Update* AMD updated their “unsupported” blockchain driver from 17.30 (August 2017) to 17.40 in October 2017. We have updated this post to reference that version as well as their instructions *The ROCm component was updated from 1.6-148 to 1.6-180 after doing a dist-upgrade and reboot. Credits and Acknowlegements Credit goes to […]

Ethereum (ETH): Modding the Asus Prime Z270-A to Support 9 GPUs

Make the below changes in the Advanced BIOS config settings. You may either select Gen 1 or Gen 2. But be consistent throughout: If Only Installing 1 or 2 GPUs, Install in This Order If this order is violated (i.e., the 16x are left empty while others are filled), the M.2 slot closest to the […]

Ethereum (ETH): No Internet Access on Asus Prime Z270-A

ProTip: Flash Your BIOS FirstWe suggest that users flash their BIOS before attempting the below. This may also resolve the “No Internet Access” issue as we no longer needed to apply the below patch after flashing our BIOS and then reinstalling Xubuntu on a wiped SSD. The latest BIOS for the ASUS Prime Z270-A is […]

Ethereum (ETH): 9 GPU Mining Rig Parts Lists

We’re creating a tutorial for building a digital currency mining machine. Our goal is to maximize hashing power, quality and aesthete while minimizing cost. If you found this post useful or even marginally helpful, please tip us. This is our Ethereum wallet address: 0xff682Acd27D5f073Be77cd88b2F9eb8c2C59c049.

Let’s Encrypt Tutorial: Web Server Agnostic Install

Let’s Encrypt Web Server Agnostic Install Versions and Server EnvironmentThis tutorial was tested on Apache 2.4.7 running on Ubuntu 14.04, Apache 2.4.9 on Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial), and NGINX 1.14 running on Ubuntu 18.04 (Bionic). Instructions on deploying on Apache >= 2.4.8 are included below 1. Install Let’s Encrypt Let’s Encrypt is a command line python […]