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May 26, 2011, 08:13:06 PM
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I have a dedicated leased server that I run a few sites on.  Can I use it to mine, and if so, can someone point me in the right direction on how to set things up?

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May 26, 2011, 08:19:26 PM
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Yes you could use it to mine. Just SSH into it (I assume it's running Linux) and set up like normal from there.
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May 26, 2011, 09:40:00 PM
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Yes you could use it to mine. Just SSH into it (I assume it's running Linux) and set up like normal from there.
this only works if your server has a graphics card. if you're going to mine with the CPU, don't bother, because it generates very little bitcoins.

It is pitch black. You are likely to be eaten by a grue.

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May 26, 2011, 09:59:31 PM
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Yes you could use it to mine. Just SSH into it (I assume it's running Linux) and set up like normal from there.
this only works if your server has a graphics card. if you're going to mine with the CPU, don't bother, because it generates very little bitcoins.
Well, I figure I could run it in conjunction with my efforts at home.  It's free CPU bandwidth I'd still be paying for anyway.  Costs me nothing extra to run it Smiley

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