Package Details: xmrig-donateless 6.21.2-1

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Package Base: xmrig-donateless
Description: RandomX, KawPow, CryptoNight, AstroBWT and GhostRider unified CPU/GPU miner and RandomX benchmark - No Donate Version
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Keywords: monero
Licenses: GPL-3.0-only
Conflicts: xmrig
Provides: xmrig
Submitter: ryant0000
Maintainer: MaximMaximS
Last Packager: MaximMaximS
Votes: 21
Popularity: 0.62
First Submitted: 2018-01-18 19:48 (UTC)
Last Updated: 2024-03-23 22:24 (UTC)

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chalchiutlicue commented on 2022-11-05 16:01 (UTC) (edited on 2022-11-05 16:05 (UTC) by chalchiutlicue)

since recent update, gives the following error when ran: xmrig: error while loading shared libraries: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory I don't think it's an xmrig problem, but I'm signaling in case it is

update: removed package and reinstalled "xmrig" (donateless seems to be gone), now works in 6.18.1

Huntro commented on 2021-05-21 21:01 (UTC)

I suggest using simple instead forking as start-up type and not starting xmrig in the background:

ExecStart=/usr/bin/xmrig -c %i.conf

The advantage is that the output can be easily viewed using sudo journalctl -u xmrig@xmrig.service. Otherwise you don't really know what it is doing.

sum01 commented on 2021-04-18 02:29 (UTC) (edited on 2021-04-18 02:29 (UTC) by sum01)

@matheusmoreira Not sure that's something that should be part of the default service file. Customizations should be in your /etc/systemd/system, which you can easily initiate by doing systemctl edit --full xmrig.service

matheusmoreira commented on 2021-04-17 23:21 (UTC) (edited on 2021-04-17 23:23 (UTC) by matheusmoreira)

It's possible to use cgroups to limit the CPU usage of the miner. Adding the following lines to xmrig.service will accomplish this:


On my computer, this causes the miner to use 50% of each CPU core.

It is also possible to change these properties on a service that's already running:

systemctl set-property xmrig@xmrig CPUQuota=80%

XMRig will only be able to apply CPU MSR modifications if it's running as root. The following changes to xmrig.service accomplish this:


I'm not sure if there's a better way. Would be nice if it could apply these modifications without full root privileges.

xhyinne commented on 2020-10-16 05:46 (UTC)

Any plans to update this?

eadrom commented on 2020-08-18 07:49 (UTC)

@TheGoliath, would you be able to add a:

provides=('xmrig-donateless' 'xmrig')

like from so that the xmrig-cuda package will accept your package as satisfying the xmrig dependency for building the cuda plugin?

Thank you for the consideration! o7

depau commented on 2019-10-27 00:10 (UTC)

Hey, please notice that xmrig has added a minimum donate level:

constexpr const int kDefaultDonateLevel = 5;
constexpr const int kMinimumDonateLevel = 1;

depau commented on 2019-09-25 17:43 (UTC)

@ryant0000 I suggest you make this a git package in order to have less maintainership burden.

ryant0000 commented on 2019-09-25 04:11 (UTC)

Apologies for not keeping this package up to date, if someone else wants ownership let me know. I've updated it to be current as of today.