This is a quick guide to mine MaxCoin [MAX] using virtual private servers provided by Digital Ocean. MaxCoin is a CPU coin with new algo (keccak).
How to mine MaxCoin on VPS?
Create a DigitalOcean account if you don’t have one. It’s simple and easy, and you can receive free $10 credit for your first droplet (a single VPS server).
Use this link to receive a bonus:
Create a droplet for your MaxCoin miner. The following example is for Debian 7.0 x64. Choose CPU & memory suitable for your needs. Recommened: 2 or more cores, 1 GB RAM.
Connect to your droplet using ssh and put the following commands:
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install git autoconf automake
sudo apt-get install yasm -y git make g++ build-essential libminiupnpc-dev
sudo apt-get install -y libdb++-dev libgmp-dev libssl-dev dos2unix
sudo apt-get install -y curl
git clone https://github.com/Max-Coin/cpuminer
To start mining MaxCoin run the miner with the following command:
./minerd -a keccak -o <pool_address:port> -u <pool_username> -p <pool_password>