If you’re new to mining, you’ve probably encountered — at one point or another — a mention of Claymore’s Ethereum miner. It’s one of the most popular, if not the most popular, software for quickly and easily getting your mining rig up and running. It offers extensive control features, runs smoothly, and even allows on-the-fly tweaking of certain parameters without a restart.
But for those who are just now getting into this mining thing, it might be a bit confusing to get running. What’s a config file? What are parameters? How do I get this thing to make me money?