Issue 184: August 24 - September 1, 2023

Table of Contents:

Recent News

MoneroOS — plug-n-play live OS to mine XMR with only minimal configuration — v0.3.5.

Monero Vanity v0.6.0.

Monerujo v3.3.8 with PocketChange improvements.

PiNodeXMR v5.23.08 adding XMR<->ETH atomic swaps.

P2Pool v3.6.1.

UnstoppableSwap GUI v0.5.1.

Monero Talk chatted with XMR contributor Howard Chu, to talk about the recent Monero ASIC announcement, RandomX and more. Peep it: video; audio.

Upcoming Events

September 2, 2023 (Saturday) – 15:00 UTC

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

September 2, 2023 (Saturday) – 17:00 UTC

MoneroKon 2024 Meeting - #monero-events IRC channel; Matrix room.

September 4, 2023 (Monday) – 18:00 UTC

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

September 5, 2023 (Tuesday) – 16:00 UTC

Monero Policy Workgroup Meeting - #monero-policy IRC channel; Matrix room.

September 6, 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.

Find more here. Posting comments in favor of, or against proposals is encouraged.

CCS Proposals Need Funding

full time work on Cuprate, the Rust Monero node (2 months) by boog900.

Raised 126.1 of 130 XMR.

Price & Blockchain Stats

Blockchain Stats

Block height: 2964892

Hash rate: 2.175 GH/s

Average txs. per block: 27.82

Weekly Moving Average txs. per day: 22628

Block reward: 0.6 XMR

Data taken on September 1, 2023.

XMR Blocks Distribution in last 1000 blocks

Hashrate Pool Distribution Pie Chart

Price & Performance

XMR Market Cap: $2,522,536,349. Street Price: $139.34.

Monero (XMR) Price

09/01/23 Week Month Year
USD $139.52 -0.2% -13.0% -8.3%
EUR €129.46 +0.2% -11.6% -15.3%
BTC ₿0.00544822 +1.5% -1.1% -28.9%

Data taken on September 1, 2023.

XMR Price Graph

XMR Price Graph 08/24/23-09/01/23

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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