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Gridcoin Faucets & Tools v1.3.2 for Android released!

Gridcoin Faucets & Tools v1.3.2 for Android released!

Note: This app is no longer supported or maintained.

Hi everyone!

Today, I’ve released v1.3.2 of the Gridcoin Faucets & Tools app. This new update brings support for the Gridcoin Stats (http://gridcoinstats.eu) website, meaning that you can select to use the site when using the GRC Mag/Earnings Calculator section of the app, and the Block Explorer, Transaction Explorer and Address Explorer.

For those who haven’t heard of this app, it is an app designed to give you access to Gridcoin Faucets as well as to provide several useful tools. You can check your Gridcoin Balance directly, check out your CPID and Magnitude with the Magnitude Calculator, use the Explorer section to check out blocks, transactions, and addresses, and it checks out the Gridcoin Value against several currencies. You can also access several exchanges and 3rd party wallets, and it provides quick access to our community social network sites. In summary, it is the most complete Gridcoin App available in the Play Store.

This is the full feature list of the app:

  • Gridcoin Faucets to use and earn free Gridcoin!
  • Notifications so you know when you can get more Gridcoin!
  • See your current address balance right in the app!
  • GRC/Magnitude Calculator based on your CPID.
  • Project Whitelist.
  • Block Explorer which you can use to check out blocks, addresses, and transactions.
  • Current GRC Value and Calculator.
  • Check out different Exchanges accepting Gridcoin, and trade!
  • Quick access to 3rd-party Wallets.
  • Community Links so you can hang with us on IRC or Listen to our Gridcoin Hangouts on Soundcloud.

What’s New in v1.3.2?

  • Added the GridcoinStats Faucet in the faucet section.
  • Added the GridcoinStats Block, Transaction and Address Explorer in the Block Explorer section.
  • Added the GridcoinStats CPID Explorer in the CPID Mag/Earnings Calculator Section.
  • Some UI Enhancements.

Download:

You can download the app at the Google Play Store here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=msc.moisessoftwares.gridcoinfaucetstools

If you already have the app installed, just go to the Play Store to perform the update.

Screenshots:

If you like the app, please leave a review. If you have any suggestions, leave it in the comments below.

Enjoy!

Gridcoin Faucets & Tools v1.3.1 for Android released!

Gridcoin Faucets & Tools v1.3.1 for Android released!

Note: This app is no longer maintained or updated.

Hi Everyone,

Today, I released a small update for the Gridcoin Faucets & Tools app.

This update simply adds the Gridcoin Tumblr page to the Community section of the app.

To learn more about the app and what was added in the previous version (v1.3), please click here.

Download:

You can download the app at the Google Play Store here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=msc.moisessoftwares.gridcoinfaucetstools

If you already have the app installed, just go to the Play Store to perform the update.

Screenshot:

Gridcoin Faucets & Tools v1.3.1 Community Section
Gridcoin Faucets & Tools v1.3.1 Community Section
Gridcoin Faucets & Tools v1.3 for Android released!

Gridcoin Faucets & Tools v1.3 for Android released!

Note: This app is no longer maintained or supported.

Hi Everyone,

Today, I’m pleased to announce the release of Gridcoin Faucets & Tools v1.3!

If you’re wondering what Gridcoin Faucets & Tools is, it is an app designed to give you access to Gridcoin Faucets as well as to provide several useful tools. You can check your Gridcoin Balance directly, check out your CPID and Magnitude with the Magnitude Calculator, use the Explorer section to check out blocks, transactions, and addresses, and it checks out the Gridcoin value against several currencies, and now, with v1.3, you have direct access to Exchanges accepting Gridcoin and to 3rd-party Gridcoin wallets!

This is the full feature list of the app:

  • Gridcoin Faucets to use and earn free Gridcoin!
  • Notifications so you know when you can get more Gridcoin!
  • See your current address balance right in the app!
  • GRC/Magnitude Calculator based on your CPID
  • Project Whitelist
  • Block Explorer which you can use to check out blocks, addresses, and transactions
  • Current GRC Value and Calculator
  • Check out different Exchanges accepting Gridcoin, and trade!
  • Quick access to 3rd-party Wallets
  • Community Links so you can hang with us on IRC or Listen to our Gridcoin Hangouts on Soundcloud

What’s New?

The Gridcoin Community keeps growing and so is the app! Check out the Community section and also you can now launch the Gridcoin Hangouts app and listen to our weekly hangouts sessions! If you don’t have the app installed, the app will guide you to the Google Play Store to download the app. Also, you can now check the different Gridcoin Exchanges and 3rd-party Wallets!

While v1.2.2 was the version that the Community section was added, it has been expanded to include other Gridcoin community sites.

The Wallet section gives you quick access to 3rd-party Gridcoin wallets.

Finally, the Exchanges section provides you with a list of Exchanges accepting Gridcoin so you can trade right in your smartphone, tablet, or other Android devices.

This is by far the most complete Gridcoin App available for Android.

Download:

You can get the app in the Google Play Store here:
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=msc.moisessoftwares.gridcoinfaucetstools

Screenshots:

Want a new feature added in the app? Let me know in the comments!

How To Install and Configure BOINC in the PINE 64 Single Board Computer

How To Install and Configure BOINC in the PINE 64 Single Board Computer

Hi everyone!

On May 6, 2016 I received in my mail the PINE 64 Single Board Computer I backed up a few months on Kickstarter. My Pledge was for the PINE 64 2GB edition.

First thing I did was to download and write the Ubuntu Xenial Longsleep build image to my 16GB MicroSD card (The image is almost 8GB in size). Get the Pine64 builds here: http://wiki.pine64.org/index.php/Pine_A64_Software_Release

Next think I did was to boot up the PINE 64, and the first think I did once it booted up was to install BOINC:

However, after installing BOINC and adding some projects, I noticed they all returned a message saying there are no tasks for my current platform. The problem? The Ubuntu Xenial image is 64bit, meanwhile the projects available for the ARM architecture are made 32bit. Since BOINC reported the platform as 64bit (specifically the platform being reported is aarch64-unknown-linux-gnu), the projects didn’t recognized this and returned a no work available message (because they only send work to the platform type of arm-unknown-linux-gnueabihf). Ok, so how do I make my PINE 64 get those 32bit ARM tasks? It involved using the alt_platform option and doing some stuff in ubuntu:

Ok, so now I have the projects receiving tasks and the PINE 64 is crunching them as expected, except for WUProp@Home. Hmmm, seems strange that all projects I added works except WUProp@Home, so lets take a look at the workunit result:

../../projects/wuprop.boinc-af.org/data_collect_v4_4.19_arm-unknown-linux-gnueabihf__nci: error while loading shared libraries: libstdc++.so.6: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

So as you can see, WUProp can’t find libstdc++.so.6. The thing is that it IS installed, but only for the 64bit architecture and we must add the library for the 32bit architecture:

So there you go! We made our PINE 64 receive tasks and crunch them without any issues at all. Every task is being validated successfully 😉 So now, to enjoy our PINE 64 and let it crunch.

P.S. The PINE 64 is bigger than the Raspberry Pi’s:

One last video:

Enjoy!!!!

How to Install and use BOINC in the Samsung Galaxy Gear

How to Install and use BOINC in the Samsung Galaxy Gear

Hi everyone,

Yesterday I installed BOINC in my Samsung Galaxy Gear device, the original model which came with Android and later was replaced with Tizen. Installing BOINC may be a little tricky, because the Gear doesn’t have Wifi, so we have to do some steps to “trick” the gear into thinking it has internet. Fortunately, the steps are easy, and I’ll give the steps to you below:

Samsung Galaxy Gear with NativeBOINC

PLEASE NOTE I am not responsible if you brick your device following these steps. They are straightforward but you must follow instructions carefully. Bricking of the device may occur as with any other device when trying to flash images and root the device. You have been warned.

  1. First, if your Galaxy Gear has Tizen installed, you must downgrade to Android. Please be sure your model is exactly SM-V700, otherwise you’ll brick your device:
    Follow the guide here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2776157
  2. Root your Galaxy Gear (Needed for Android Reverse Tethering to work): http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=47115651&postcount=2
  3. I personally didn’t install Wondershare, so you’ll need to use Android ADB to install APKs to your device. Get it here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=47126840&postcount=23
  4. Follow this guide to be able to give your gear Internet Connection. Bluetooth tethering steps are not necessary since you can attach your gear to your PC and use the Android Reverse Tethering software: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=48950150&postcount=2
  5. Download NativeBoinc latest APK (Click Here)
  6. Download Flit Keyboard. You’ll need to use a 3rd party tool to download the APK, or find it on the internet. This is needed since the Gear doesn’t comes with a keyboard installed
  7. Install the NativeBOINC APK using ADB following the instructions found here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=47126840&postcount=23
  8. Install Flit Keyboard APK using the same steps as above.
  9. Now you’re READY! Open NativeBOINC, configure it to your liking and add projects 🙂 Happy Crunching!!

The Galaxy Gear has a dual core 800MHz Exynos CPU, so NativeBOINC will crunch 2 tasks at a time! You can check this out by downloading the CPU-Z APK and installing it to your Galaxy Gear.

I Hope these steps where useful and you manage to use your Gear to crunch tasks.

UPDATE: My Galaxy Gear died XD. Be careful doing this, as the battery may not last

The ZCash Mining GUI Overview Video

The ZCash Mining GUI Overview Video

Note: This software is no longer maintained.

Hi everyone,

I made a video to showcase the ZCash Mining GUI, explaining its functions and how to use it. You can watch it here below:

You can download the ZCash Mining GUI here: https://github.com/moisespr123/ZCashMiningGui/releases
You can browse the ZCash Mining GUI Source Code here: https://github.com/moisespr123/ZCashMiningGui/

Happy Mining!

ZCash Mining GUI v0.3 released!

ZCash Mining GUI v0.3 released!

NOTE: This software is no longer maintained.

Hi everyone,

2 days ago, I released the first ZCash Mining GUI for Windows. Since then, I’ve been improving it and adding functionalities.

in v0.2, which I also released today but was eventually replaced with v0.3 I just released, I added a compatibility mode option for those who has an older nvidia card, which was introduced in nheqminer v0.3b. Also, I added the ability to tune the Nvidia card by specifying the Blocks and Threads.

in v0.3, I added a button to stop mining, which will close the mining software (nheqminer).

Remember that this GUI is Open Source, so you can take a look at its code.

Screenshots

Main Window

ZCash Mining GUI v0.3 Main Window
ZCash Mining GUI v0.3 Main Window

CUDA Tuning Window. The 0 option means that nheqminer will decide the Threads and Blocks.

ZCash Mining GUI v0.3 CUDA Tuning
ZCash Mining GUI v0.3 CUDA Tuning

nheqminer running

ZCash Mining GUI v0.3 Running
ZCash Mining GUI v0.3 Running

Download

You can download this GUI software from the Github repo, right here: https://github.com/moisespr123/ZCashMiningGui/releases

You can browse the Source Code on Github right here: https://github.com/moisespr123/ZCashMiningGui/

Instructions

Before using the software, you must download nheqminer and extract the contents from the downloaded file inside a folder called “nheqminer”, which should be made inside the folder where you downloaded the GUI. You can download nheqminer from the Nicehash nheqminer repo here: https://github.com/nicehash/nheqminer/releases

If you don’t download the software, the GUI will prompt you to download it and redirect you to the repo.

After downloading nheqminer and placing it inside the nheqminer folder, you just have to load the GUI, enter the details, and press the “Start Mining!” button.

That’s it!

Happy mining!!!

Introducing nheqminer ZCash Mining GUI for Windows

Introducing nheqminer ZCash Mining GUI for Windows

Hi everyone!

Today, I have released a ZCash Mining GUI for nheqminer:

ZCash Mining GUI
ZCash Mining GUI

This software is written in Visual Basic .NET and is Open Sourced, available here: https://github.com/moisespr123/ZCashMiningGui

Windows Binaries available over here: https://github.com/moisespr123/ZCashMiningGui/releases

To use it, you must download the nheqminer binary and place it inside a folder called “nheqminer” in the same folder where you download this software, then fill out the details and press on “Start Mining!”.

You can minimize the window and it will go straight to the System Tray.

You can download the Nicehash nheqminer over here: https://github.com/nicehash/nheqminer/releases

That’s it. Enjoy mining ZCash on your Windows machine!