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Question: What OS do you use on your mining comupters?
Windows - 38 (65.5%)
Linux - 17 (29.3%)
Mac OS - 3 (5.2%)
Other - 0 (0%)
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May 25, 2013, 11:48:10 AM
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Hello

I am curious what OS are you guys using on your mining computers. Your posts with answers why you are using that particular OS, and what mining software are you using will be much appriciated. I am doing this as a part of research, which will help me to decide what to (do not) do next.

Thank you

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May 25, 2013, 12:12:58 PM
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cgminer 3.11 + wimdows7-64
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May 25, 2013, 02:58:18 PM
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I am doing this as a part of research, which will help me to decide what to (do not) do next.

What are you doing/not doing now?

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May 25, 2013, 03:12:33 PM
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I am doing this as a part of research, which will help me to decide what to (do not) do next.

What are you doing/not doing now?

I am not doing software to control mining farms  Smiley

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May 25, 2013, 06:16:45 PM
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cgminer 2.10 and Ubuntu Linux 12.04 LTS
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May 25, 2013, 06:18:02 PM
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The reason I use the LTS edition is that I do not like changing distros every 6 months. Wink
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May 25, 2013, 07:55:49 PM
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Linux everywhere...

Haven't touched windows for 6 or 7 years...  Currently Ubuntu 13.04

My latest mining computer is a Raspberry pi which runs Raspbian (Debian).

If you want your rig to run stable, and not want to babysit it all the time, there really is not alternative to Linux (or any other unix like OS).

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May 25, 2013, 09:49:19 PM
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Linux everywhere...

Haven't touched windows for 6 or 7 years...  Currently Ubuntu 13.04

My latest mining computer is a Raspberry pi which runs Raspbian (Debian).

If you want your rig to run stable, and not want to babysit it all the time, there really is not alternative to Linux (or any other unix like OS).

Well i have a windows 7 running rig and after initial setup and debug i don't need to babysit it at all. I think it's just the manner of "administration"

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May 25, 2013, 10:33:38 PM
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Linux everywhere...

Haven't touched windows for 6 or 7 years...  Currently Ubuntu 13.04

My latest mining computer is a Raspberry pi which runs Raspbian (Debian).

If you want your rig to run stable, and not want to babysit it all the time, there really is not alternative to Linux (or any other unix like OS).

Well i have a windows 7 running rig and after initial setup and debug i don't need to babysit it at all. I think it's just the manner of "administration"

Agreed, and I am not even using Windows Smiley
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May 26, 2013, 09:32:11 AM
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cgminer 3.2.0 + windows8 Pro 64
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June 01, 2013, 05:14:16 AM
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Cent OS - CGMiner - TeamViewer - 8GB USB

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June 15, 2013, 03:41:37 PM
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I use windows xp sp3 and centos 6

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June 15, 2013, 11:47:24 PM
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I use combiner on win 7
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June 16, 2013, 01:51:58 AM
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windows 7 64-bit

unless it's power starved, then it's ubuntu on a stick

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June 16, 2013, 02:48:32 AM
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I prefer linux Smiley
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June 16, 2013, 04:06:24 AM
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I voted Linux, but I actually use Linux and Windows. Right now, Windows is mining on the only GPU I have left in my desktop PC, and all my USB devices are on Linux. As I start using more and more ASICs, Linux will be the only OS I will be mining on.

CGMiner 3.2.1 on all of them.

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June 18, 2013, 11:15:02 PM
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Hello

I am curious what OS are you guys using on your mining computers. Your posts with answers why you are using that particular OS, and what mining software are you using will be much appriciated. I am doing this as a part of research, which will help me to decide what to (do not) do next.

Thank you

Windows 7 and I'm hating it.  should be running linux..
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