Issue 117: April 14-21, 2022

Table of Contents:

Recent News

Monero is eight (8) years old. On that note, community member, reemuru, published This Year in Monero - 2022. A blog post that goes over a set of different network and social media statistics for the project between 2021 and 2022.

XMR's v15 network upgrade's, A.K.A. 'Fluorine Fermi', tentative roll-out schedule has been agreed upon during last dev meeting. Resources: Blog post; Pull Requests list; Network Upgrade Checklist.

MoneroKon 2022 will be held in Lisbon, Portugal; 18-19th June. Call for Proposals [flyer] is open. Talk & workshop submissions are welcome here.

monero-bash v1.3 is out.

Reddit user, akimayumi, introduced Shruum Alpha — A Monerujo fork with mandatory Tor usage, and a "Monero-only" design for privacy and anonymity —. Source code.

Reddit user, sech1, released vanity_xmr_cudahere — vanity Monero address generator, with support for GPU. Source code.

Upcoming Events

April 23, 2022 (Saturday) – 17:00 UTC

Space Workgroup Meeting - #monero-space IRC channel; Matrix room.

April 23, 2022 (Saturday) – 18:00 UTC

MoneroKon 2022 Meeting - #monero-events IRC channel; Matrix room.

April 27, 2022 (Wednesday) – 17:00 UTC

Research Lab Meeting - #monero-research-lab IRC channel; Matrix room.

CCS Proposal Ideas

Below you can find recent CCS proposal ideas open for discussion.

CCS Proposals Need Funding

SolOptXMR - Solar Optimal mining of XMR by mj.

Raised 100 of 110.55 XMR.

New Animated Videos by savandra.

Raised 5.44 of 45 XMR.

The Monero Moon - March 2022 by John Foss.

Raised 24.22 of 36 XMR.

Price & Blockchain Stats

Blockchain Stats

Block height: 2606983

Hash rate: 3.024 GH/s

Average txs. per block: 27.21

Weekly Moving Average txs. per day: 25,324

Block reward: ~0.64 XMR

Data taken on April 21, 2022.

XMR Blocks Distribution in last 1000 blocks

Hashrate Pool Distribution Pie Chart

Price & Performance

XMR Market Cap: $5,150,453,058. Street Price: $314.21.

Monero (XMR) Price

04/21/22 Week Month Year
USD $284.39 +20.0% +48.4% -28.9%
EUR €262.40 +20.6% +50.8% -21.0%
BTC ₿0.00685070 +19.0% +46.7% +3.4%

Data taken on April 21, 2022.

XMR Price Graph

XMR Price Graph 04/14/22-04/21/22

Sources:;;; statistics; blocks.

Volunteer Opportunities

If you want to get involved in making Monero better, but aren't sure how, check out some volunteer opportunities.

Test Monero Core Software

Anyone with moderate technical ability is encouraged to try to build and run Monero nightlies. Do not trust it with your Monero, but feel free to open an Issue on GitHub as problems arise. Instructions to build on your OS of choice can be found here.

Getting Started with Helping Monero

If you are new to Monero and want to contribute, please check out this article about volunteering and contributing to Monero from the Monero Outreach Workgroup.


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