Mining How-To

Learn how to earn your very own Biblepay coins the easy way

Mine on a Desktop (or Server with a UI)

This step will include all the downloading and installing of Biblepay and the BOINC Software for Rosetta@home.

Running Rosetta@home

For the start, you need to install the BOINC Client. It will run your Rosetta@home tasks. Please choose the right version for your operating system:

  • Windows, MacOS/Linux: Go to the BOINC Download page and choose the Windows file without VirtualBox. Follow the normal installation routine of your system and start the BOINC Manager.
  • Ubuntu Linux: Run sudo apt-get install boinc-client boinc-manager . You will find the BOINC Manager under "Applications -> System Tools -> BOINC Manager". 

 

After the BOINC Manager was started, you should see the Manager and shortly after that, a popup asking about the required project should open:

 

Choose Rosetta@home from the list, click "Next" and enter your login data for Rosetta@home, that you created some steps ago:

 

After the login was successfull, the BOINC Manager wll do some basic work:

  1. Running a benchmark to see how fast your system is
  2. Download the Rosetta@home client to run your tasks
  3. Download the first patch of work from Rosetta@home

These steps might take one or two minutes.

When all is done, and the first tasks are running, it should look like this:

 

Your Rosetta@home is running now. Your work in Rosetta@home is counted in RAC (Recent Avarage Credit), a credit system used by Rosetta@home itself. More work will result in more RAC. 

Please solve a some tasks before proceeding (this can take a couple of hours). It's recommended to have at least 100 RAC before proceeding to the next step. To know how much RAC you have, please login at https://boinc.bakerlab.org/. You can find your RAC beneath the 'Computing and credit' header. In the example below, the RAC is 4,767.89.

 

 

 

Optional but recommended step (mandatory for airdroppers): collect staking-bonus for new BiblePay Researchers


We give a 1000 BBP to every new BiblePay Researcher as a welcome-gift. This BBP can be used as you please, but it is primarily meant as a way to start staking immediately.

In order to receive the staking-bonus go to pool.biblepay.orgregister or log in, go to ‘Faucet > Faucet’, enter your BiblePay address and your CPID, and click ‘send’.

CPID stands for 'Cross-project ID'. You can find your CPID when you login to https://boinc.bakerlab.org/ under your account settings (see the image below).

The requirements for receiving BBP from pool.biblepay.org are:

  • Your CPID must be a member of team Biblepay in Rosetta@Home or World Community Grid
  • You must have a CPID that has not been paid by the faucet previously
  • You must have more than 100 RAC in either Rosetta@Home or World Community Grid
  • You must not be in any biblepay superblock as a researcher
  • Your IP must not have received a faucet reward in the past

 

Install Biblepay

The second component of Biblepay mining is the Biblepay Wallet/Client itself. You can find all versions here.

After the installation was finished successful, please start the BiblePay wallet and wait untill it's synced. It should look like this:

 

Connecting BiblePay with Rosetta@home

In the BiblePay Wallet, click on the Tab "Distributed Computing" to connect your Biblepay Wallet with Rosetta@home.

On success, you will see your CPID (an identifier to link Biblepay with Rosetta@home) at the bottom of the page.

It might take some time before the Biblepay network will accept your CPID.

 

(Optional) Setup Proof of Power Mining


By default, your wallet is mining 24/7 using the POBH-algorithm with a very low hashrate. This POBH-mining is needed for your wallet to be able to send PODC-updes.

PODC-mining is the most profitable algorithm, but If you want, you can assign more computing power to POBH-mining, using Proof of Power Mining. To fully activate the Proof of Power Mining, you need assign more mining power to POBH-Mining.

First, we need a Biblepay address:

  1. Open menu "File" -> "Receiving addresses"
  2. Click on "+ New" on the bottom left of the Popup
  3. A new address is added, right click the address and select "Copy Address"

Next, we need to edit the Configuration file:

  1. Click on "Tools" -> "Open Wallet Configuration File" in the menu
  2. An editor will open, paste the following content into the open editor:  
    addnode=node.biblepay.org
    gen=1
    genproclimit=2
    minersleep=0
    pool=https://pool.purepool.org
    workerid=[BIBLEPAY_ADDRESS]
  3. Replace [BIBLEPAY_ADDRESS] with the Biblepay address in your clipboard.
  4. Save the file
  5. Restart the Biblepay Wallet

You can check if your mining is working via the Debug console:

  1. Click on "Tools" -> "Debug console"
  2. Enter "getmininginfo" in the bottom input field and press enter.
  3. The result should contain " "biblepay-generate": true," and " "poolmining": true,"

You can see your Mining status on the Pool webseite: https://www.purepool.org by entering your Biblepay address. It might take an hour before you see your data there.

Next step: Staking and Statistics

 

 

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