Issue 120: May 5-12, 2022

Table of Contents:

Recent News

Shruum, Monerujo fork, has published mainnet .apk files. Review differences with upstream on reddit. Get it here.

Unstoppable Swap GUI v0.3.0 [Testnet] has been released. Includes Tor support.

monero-bash v1.5.2 is out.

Reddit user, afsdkjhblkjhbav, has called for "Friday the 13th: The Bloody Monerun". On the same vein, MoneroFox, wants to celebrate Tail Emission Day by running another Proof-of-Keys community initiative. If you have any XMR in centralized exchanges, withdraw them to your wallet either or both days.

Upcoming Events

May 14, 2022 (Saturday) – 17:00 UTC

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

May 14, 2022 (Saturday) – 18:00 UTC

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

May 15, 2022 (Sunday) – 18:00 UTC

Community Workgroup Meeting - #monero-community IRC channel; Matrix room.

May 18, 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 6.72 of 45 XMR.

Price & Blockchain Stats

Blockchain Stats

Block height: 2621976

Hash rate: 2.789 GH/s

Average txs. per block: 38.58

Weekly Moving Average txs. per day: 30619

Block reward: ~0.62 XMR

Data taken on May 12, 2022.

XMR Blocks Distribution in last 1000 blocks

Hashrate Pool Distribution Pie Chart

Price & Performance

XMR Market Cap: $2,577,139,256. Street Price: $151.37.

Monero (XMR) Price

05/12/22 Week Month Year
USD $142.22 -36.8% -37.0% -68.6%
EUR €137.10 -35.3% -33.9% -63.2%
BTC ₿0.00483708 -14.8% -15.4% -39.5%

Data taken on May 12, 2022.

XMR Price Graph

XMR Price Graph 05/05/22-05/12/22

Sources:;;; statistics; blocks.

Volunteer Opportunities

If you want to get involved in making Monero better, but aren't sure how, check out some volunteer opport05/12es.

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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