Miner Setup

Similar to the node, Installation and configuration of the manager can be done both manually or with the assistance of a tool.
Manual setup and config of the manager affords users better control over hash-rates, context switching, and fine tuning. If you've used a Linux based OS before, manual setup should will be straightforward.
For less technical users, it is recommend to utilize both guided setup tutorials in tandem with pre-built tools for a smoother install experience and to ensure your manager is running correctly with your node.
Prior to installing and configuring the manager, you should visit the Run A Node to setup a node for the manager to connect to.

Convenience Tools

A number of tools have been built to make the setup experience more user-friendly. They aim to make onboarding easier, guide users through configuration, and reduce set up to just a few clicks. Tools and libraries from those projects are listed below:
  • quai-node-cli-tool - A simple bash-based tool that makes spinning up a node easy and intuitive. Built-in GUI for managing both a node and miner.

Manual Setup

This method is relatively straightforward and can be done entirely from the command line. Start by installing the client directly. There a number of detailed written/video tutorials that have step-by-step walkthroughs for installation and setup.
  • Run A Miner - Step-by-step written manager setup tutorial.