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Turn a Raspberry Pi into a Cold Wallet

The more I dabble in cryptocurrency, the more I am mystified by its intricacies. For instance, just like your typical wallet, you don't want to have all your funds in it, just in case it is compromised or stolen somehow. Instead, you move the majority of your funds/assets into a secure system, like a bank. Unfortunately, there is no banks for Crypto that are FDIC. This means we are left to our own devices. The go-to solution? A Cold Wallet.

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Getting Started With Monero – Mining For Monero

If you made it through the basics of getting your wallet setup, you are probably already hunting for a way to make some Monero. In the early days, it was possible for someone to solo mine and get some rewards. However, with today's difficulty, it is nearly impossible to get something from solo mining unless you have dropped some serious $$ on hardware and can generate a couple of Megahashes or so. The only option for many of us is to join a pool.

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Changing the Location of the Monero Blockchain Data

I can't tell you how many times I have looked at my computer and noticed how little space I have left free on my primary drive. Not only can this be an inconvenience, but it can host a number of issues for the system in general. Unfortunately, most crypto requires that a user sync with the network, which can result in obscene amounts of data being stored. For those of you that want to move this data to another drive or network storage, this is the article for you.

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Getting Started With Monero – Creating a Wallet

Mining cryptocurrency has become something of water cooler talk at the job, it's what some of us talk about in social circles, and it is the craze that so many of us have been hearing about in the news. There is no doubt who the current cryptocurrency king is, it's Bitcoin, but that doesn't mean there aren't other worthy coins out there. There are the likes of Dash, Etherium, Litecoin, Zcash, and many more, but for me... it's Monero.

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