Issue 170: May 4 - 11, 2023

Table of Contents:

Recent News

Haveno DEX v0.0.5. First release with binary installers for the live test network. Questions? Jump in their Matrix room.

ETH<->XMR atomic swap beta v0.2.1 CLI. Works on mainnet, ready to be used. Docs; Reddit thread.

Monerujo v3.1.3.

Start9 Labs added support to run a Monero node on their embassyOS. New option to self-host your own daemon, avoiding reliance on third parties. Repository; Reddit thread.

LocalMonero/AgoraDesk v1.1.3.

Stack Wallet v1.7.7 adding Trocador as swapping partner.

Monero Magazine interviewed Katie the Russian to talk about second passports. Video here.

Upcoming Events

May 13, 2023 (Saturday) – 17:00 UTC

MoneroKon 2023 Meeting - #monero-events IRC channel; Matrix room.

May 15, 2023 (Monday) – 18:00 UTC

Seraphis Wallet Workgroup Meeting - #no-wallet-left-behind IRC channel; Matrix room.

May 17, 2023 (Wednesday) – 17:00 UTC

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

CCS Proposal Ideas

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

CCS Proposals Need Funding

part-time monero development (3 months) by selsta.

Raised 3.08 of 117 XMR.

CCS Coordinator by plowsof.

Raised 2 of 69 XMR.

Price & Blockchain Stats

Blockchain Stats

Block height: 2883644

Hash rate: 2.574 GH/s

Average txs. per block: 39.89

Weekly Moving Average txs. per day: 27267

Block reward: 0.6 XMR

Data taken on May 11, 2023.

XMR Blocks Distribution in last 1000 blocks

Hashrate Pool Distribution Pie Chart

Price & Performance

XMR Market Cap: $2,779,298,724. Street Price: $155.2.

Monero (XMR) Price

05/11/23 Week Month Year
USD $152.99 -1.5% -5.5% -7.0%
EUR €140.04 -0.7% -5.7% -10.3%
BTC ₿0.00563379 +4.8% +5.1% +6.1%

Data taken on May 11, 2023.

XMR Price Graph

XMR Price Graph 05/04/23-05/11/23

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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