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How to Mine PKT on Ubuntu [6 Simple Steps]

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Despite the fact that most people make PKT mining on Ubuntu extremely difficult, I will demonstrate a simple script that automates the majority of the work.

Excited? Let’s get started.

Method 1: PKT Mining on Ubuntu Step by Step Guide

Step 1

The first thing you need to run is Terminal on Ubuntu.

Running a terminal


Step 2

When you open it, paste the below code. Previously, people had to type the command line one by one that took a lot of time. Linux is great; it saves time.

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade -y && sudo apt install curl -y && sudo apt install tmux -y && sudo apt install gcc git -y && curl –proto ‘=https’ –tlsv1.2 -sSf | sh && sudo apt install make && rm -rf packetcrypt_rs && pkill -f packetcrypt ; git clone && cd packetcrypt_rs && tmux

Pasting the PKT code


Step 3

When you see this step that displays:

1) Proceed with the installation

2) Customize installation

3) Cancel Installation.

You don’t need to select an option, just hit the ENTER button.

~/.cargo/bin/cargo build --release ; ./target/release/packetcrypt ann -p pkt1q5v2ez8drssjcrwfh5tjz2pw06t0e7h7kq74es2 

Press Enter to proceed PKT mining


Step 4

After a few minutes, now paste the second script when you see the green bar. Don’t forget to replace your PKT address with your address.

If you don’t have a PKT wallet address for mining, don’t worry, at the bottom of the article, I showed how you can create a wallet without running any complicated command lines.

I put the pool order that is responsible for giving you the best rewards from mining.

second script PKT


Step 5

When you see the Ke/s and Mb/s, it means your mining is working fine. That’s it.

PKT is mining on Ubuntu


Step 6

In order to check how many coins have you earned, you can visit the PKT explorer and put your PKT address to view your mining stats.


Checking Mining Balance 

Method 2: PKT Mining on Ubuntu Using Docker Image (Updated March 2022)

Occasionally, the method described above will not work for a variety of reasons. However, the Docker image method will always work.

Step 1:

First, update your existing list of packages:

sudo apt update

Step 2:

Installing a few prerequisite packages lets apt use packages over HTTPS:

sudo apt install apt-transport-https ca-certificates curl software-properties-common

Step 3:

Add the GPG key for the official Docker repository to your system:

curl -fsSL | sudo apt-key add -

Step 4:

Add the Docker repository to your APT sources:

sudo add-apt-repository "deb [arch=amd64] focal stable"

Step 5:

To update our package database with the latest versions of Docker, we’re going to add the Docker repo to Ubuntu.

apt-cache policy docker-ce

Step 6:

After all that, you’re ready to install Docker. Don’t forget to type Y and hit Enter.

sudo apt install docker-ce


Step 7:

Docker should be installed, the daemon started, and the process enabled to start on boot. Check that this is true:

sudo systemctl status docker

Step 8:

It’s time to install the PKT docker image. Type:

docker pull thomasjp0x42/packetcrypt

Step 9:

Replace the wallet address with yours:

docker run thomasjp0x42/packetcrypt ann -p <your_wallet_address> <pool_1> <pool_2> <pool_3>

It would be something like this:

docker run thomasjp0x42/packetcrypt ann -p pkt1qnrrhxwarlm4x4a47zxu0shylm4jh502vj9jypu

When you see ke/s, it means it’s working fine.

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Don’t have a PKT Wallet Address?

Don’t worry, I’ve created an extremely easy guide on creating a PKT wallet address for mining:

Once you’ve created a PKT wallet address, replace the address mentioned in the second script.


Changing PKT Address


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