Issue 18: July 18-25, 2019

Table of Contents:

Recent News

CLI v0.14.1.2 'Boron Butterfly' released! It’s a minor point release with mostly bug fixes for the previous point release.

Monero Talk with Doug Bebber on Obfuscating the Monero Network Routing - available on YouTube.

Monero Talk with OSTIF Founder Derek Zimmer about their involvement with Monero’s audits (bulletproofs and RandomX) and what OSTIF does - available on YouTube.

Upcoming Events

July 27, 2019 (Saturday) – 17:00 UTC

DefCon27 Workgroup Meeting - #monero-community IRC channel

July 28, 2019 (Sunday) – 17:00 UTC

Dev Meeting - #monero-dev IRC channel

July 29, 2019 (Monday) – 17:00 UTC

Research Lab Meeting - #monero-research-lab IRC channel

July 30, 2019 (Tuesday) – 17:00 UTC

Monero GUI Meeting - #monero-gui IRC channel

August 3, 2019 (Saturday) – 16:00 UTC

DefCon27 Workgroup Meeting - #monero-community IRC channel

August 3, 2019 (Saturday) – 17:00 UTC

Community Workgroup Meeting - #monero-community IRC channel

CCS Proposal Ideas

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

CCS Proposals Need Funding

None. All funded! But keep a look out for proposals in the future, or donate to the General Fund (donation address at the bottom of the Revuo).

Price & Blockchain Stats

Blockchain Stats

Block height: 1886562

Median block size: 292.97 kB

Hash rate: 320.687 MH/s

Average Tx per block: 7.38

Weekly Moving Average Tx per day: 5317

Block reward: 2.53 XMR

Data taken on July 25, 2019

Hashrate Pool Distribution

Hashrate Pool Distribution Pie Chart

Price & Performance

XMR Market Cap: $1,382,776,611 Street Price: $80.42

Monero (XMR) Price

XMR to 07/25/19 Week Month Year
USD $80.85 +5.0% -31.3% -44.9%
EUR €72.54 +5.8% -29.7% -42.2%
BTC Ƀ0.00816515 +2.4% -23.4% -53.1%

Data taken on July 25, 2019

XMR Price Graph for July 19 - July 25, 2019

XMR Price Graph 07/19/19-07/25/19


Monero-Accepting FOSS Project of the Week

VideoLAN Logo

The VideoLAN project is led by and composed of a team of volunteers who believe in the power of open source to rock the multimedia world. VideoLAN produces free software for multimedia, such as VLC media player, VideoLAN Movie Creator and other, released under the General Public License. The project accepts Monero for donations.

Check back next week for another organization or project that accepts Monero for their goods and services.

Volunteer Opportunities

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

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 on GitHub.

If you enjoy this publication and want to support it, we encourage you to donate to the Monero General Fund, using the following address:


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