Tutorial: One Click Miner

Overline's One-Click Miner is the easiest way to run a GPU miner from scratch.

Prerequisites

  • Windows 10 Operating System (Home or Pro)
  • Google Chrome installed.
  • An Nvidia GPU.

If you meet the above must-haves, then it's time to download the One Click Miner!

Find the download link here: One Click Miner

Once downloaded, you will likely need to re-affirm that you want to run the application.

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NOTE:

This will look like a popup window on your download that says "Windows protected your computer" or "Windows did not open this file". You will need to manually override this step by selecting "Run Anyway", which may be an option hidden in a "Details" section.

SETUP

Once opened, the OCM app will display 3 System Requirements:

  • 1. Windows 10 (Version 21H2 : OS build 19044 or higher) or Windows 11
  • 2. Ubuntu 18.04 Subsystem
  • 3. Nvidia Driver

Each of these are required to set up the miner.

1. Proper OS Build:

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NOTE

This application is currently only compatible with pre-release versions of Windows 10 and Windows 11. These versions are stable enough to be provided to users in the Windows Insider Program, but are not officially released yet.

The Windows Insider Program (WIP) allows for the required download of Release Preview Channel OS builds. Follow the instructions here to join the WIP and register or sign in to ensure you are able to upgrade to the right OS build. Once signed in, you will need to decide which preview build you want to use, as the steps to get set it up will be slightly different:

Head to this page to download your selected OS build.

[Head to this page](https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windowsinsiderpreviewiso?rfs=1) and then select a preview build[Head to this page](https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windowsinsiderpreviewiso?rfs=1) and then select a preview build

Head to this page and then select a preview build

TO CHOOSE WINDOWS 10
The preview build of Windows 10 that we need is anything higher than 19044.

For Windows 10, select this option.For Windows 10, select this option.

For Windows 10, select this option.

TO CHOOSE WINDOWS 11
The preview build of Windows 11 that we need is anything higher than 22000.

Download the OS file, run the .exe file, and install by clicking the setup file in the file explorer.

Once you update your Windows machine, your computer require a restart.

If you chose Windows 11, move on to the next step.

If you chose Windows 10, you'll need to do one more thing:

After restart, you will need to upgrade the Windows 10 version from 21H1 to 21H2. You can do so by following the instructions here:

  1. Download the upgrades enablement package to your downloads folder.
  2. Open Powershell / Command Prompt as an admin and enter the following lines of code:
##Navigate to your downloads folder
cd C:\\Users\\%USERNAME%\\Downloads
##Run the enablement package
DISM /online /add-package /packagepath:windows10.0-kb5003791-x64.cab

This will prompt you to restart. Once that is done, you can confirm you have properly updated to the correct build by heading to Settings>System>About:

WINDOWS 11

2. Ubuntu Setup:
The WIP also grants you access to the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL), which is necessary in order to properly interact with our Ubuntu instance. After you have completed the first requirement of getting on the proper OS build, open Powershell as an administrator and run this command:

wsl --install -d Ubuntu-18.04

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NOTE:

If you encounter an error that says" Error WSL 2 requires an update to its kernel component.", simply download the latest WSL2 kernel from this link: https://wslstorestorage.blob.core.windows.net/wslblob/wsl_update_x64.msi
Once installed you can continue with the rest of this guide.

You will need to create an Ubuntu username and password for your local build.

3. Nvidia Driver
The final requirement is to download and install the latest GEFORCE driver from the Nvidia. This specific driver will enable the CUDA support for WSL You can find the download link here: https://developer.nvidia.com/cuda/wsl/download

Once installed, you will need to restart your computer.

After that, reopen the application and you can start to use the One Click Miner!

QUICK START

As the name implies, starting the miner is as easy as clicking one button! Enter your miner address into the Overline (OL) Wallet field as shown below, then click the Start button. That's it!

After clicking "Start", your miner will be automatically provisioned, not only downloading the latest docker build, but also downloading and importing the latest snapshot of the Overline multichain. The status will read Bootstrapping during this process (may take a while), then once the miner is ready, that status will switch to Running. At which point you are officially mining with your GPU using the One Click Miner!

OCM LAYOUT OVERVIEW

-OCM Version: The version number at the top left hand of the window will show you which OCM you are running. If there is a new version of the OCM released, you will received a notification popup with a link to download the latest version. We STRONGLY recommend you always use the latest version of the OCM.

-Overline (OL) Wallet: This is the OL public address you want to use to send your mining rewards to. If you do not have an address feel free to create one on the Interchange.

-Miner Status: There are three statuses: Not running, Bootstrapping, and Running.
Not running means your miner has been turned off or has yet to be turned on. Bootstrapping occurs when your miner is being run for the first time or when you reload the latest snapshot. This process will take a little while, but is necessary for initializing your miner. Running means your miner is actively syncing / mining the Overline Multichain.

-Start/Stop Button: The Start button, on first click, will update the latest Docker image and download the latest multichain snapshot. Clicking Stop will stop the miner. If you click Start again and your miner has already been bootstrapped, it will not download the latest multichain snapshot, it will only check for and download a newer docker image before it starts your miner again.

-Refresh Miner: This button will reload the latest snapshot for your miner. The use case for this is if you haven't run your miner in a while and want to speed up the process. Remember, the Start button will download the latest snapshot only the first time you run the OCM.

-OL/ EMB Balance: These are live balances of EMB and OL pulled from the Overline (OL) Wallet.

-Logs Tab: The logs tab is what you normally would see i you were running the miner in Command Prompt or Terminal.

-EMB Bonus Tab: This tab is to provide an interactive illustration of the utility of Emblems in the mining process. Find out more by visiting https://emb.overline.network.

-FAQs Tab: Frequently asked questions from users of the One Click Miner. If you don't see your question mentioned here, feel free to jump over to our Discord and ask there! Our community will be more than happy to answer and your question may be included in this section in the future!

-Manage Wallet / Trade: This section displays links to the Overline Desktop Application for Windows and Mac. The Overline Desktop App, among many other features, allows you to create and manage your Overline wallets.