Issue 119: April 28 - May 5, 2022

Table of Contents:

Recent News

Monero 'Oxygen Orion' Point Release has been released. Remember to verify the authenticity of the downloaded GUI or CLI files by checking the hashes as outlined in their respective blog post. CLI; GUI.

P2Pool v2.0, including support for forthcoming v15 network upgrade, is out.

monero-bash v1.5 is available.

Got a XMR-related project you'd like to raise funds for in a non-custodial manner? might be a good option to look into. Public address, view key & 0.005 XMR is all you need. Questions, suggestions? Reach out.

XMR contributor, rbrunner, published his first fiction story about RandomX. Have a read here.

[Video tutorial] Run a Monero full node routing traffic through Tor, using Docker Compose. YouTube; [Step-by-step text guide] Odysee.

Mullvad, VPN provider, has started taking XMR payments directly for their service. Support them while using moneroj & level up your privacy. Find out more.

Upcoming Events

May 7, 2022 (Saturday) – 17:00 UTC

Dev Meeting - #monero-dev IRC channel; Matrix room.

May 7, 2022 (Saturday) – 18:00 UTC

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

May 11, 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

New Animated Videos by savandra.

Raised 6.04 of 45 XMR.

Price & Blockchain Stats

Blockchain Stats

Block height: 2617000

Hash rate: 2.831 GH/s

Average txs. per block: 38.23

Weekly Moving Average txs. per day: 28,596

Block reward: ~0.63 XMR

Data taken on May 5, 2022.

XMR Blocks Distribution in last 1000 blocks

Hashrate Pool Distribution Pie Chart

Price & Performance

XMR Market Cap: $3,664,880,979. Street Price: $211.46.

Monero (XMR) Price

05/05/22 Week Month Year
USD $202.02 -11.8% -8.8% -46.8%
EUR €191.99 -11.6% -5.0% -39.4%
BTC ₿0.00545905 -6.5% +14.8% -23.0%

Data taken on May 5, 2022.

XMR Price Graph

XMR Price Graph 04/28/22-05/05/22

Sources:;;; statistics; blocks.

Volunteer Opportunities

If you want to get involved in making Monero better, but aren't sure how, check out some volunteer opport05/05es.

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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