Issue 188: September 28 - October 5, 2023

Table of Contents:

Recent News

Monero 'Fluorine Fermi' Point Release has been tagged. Official binaries and blog posts to be released next week. Monero contributor selsta shared a temporary link to get unofficial CLI binaries in the meantime. As well, you may compile Monero from source.

P2Pool v3.7.

Cake v4.9.2 and v1.6.2 released.

Monero OS v0.3.7.

Unstoppable Swap GUI v0.5.2.

Monero Javascript library gets TypeScript support, it's rebranded to Monero-TS v0.9.2.

RINO Wallet makes its Enterprise offerings free of charge. Blog post; Announcement.

Monero Talk chatted with digital ID expert, Ben Biedermann, to discuss the possibility of creating a digital ID system on top of XMR that preserves privacy and more. Peep it: video; audio.

Upcoming Events

October 9, 2023 (Monday) – 18:00 UTC

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

October 11, 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

Create Educational Content in Spanish by Lovera.

Raised 6.11 of 10.5 XMR.

Price & Blockchain Stats

Blockchain Stats

Block height: 2989441

Hash rate: 2.762 GH/s

Average txs. per block: 31.25

Weekly Moving Average txs. per day: 23481

Block reward: 0.6 XMR

Data taken on October 5, 2023.

XMR Blocks Distribution in last 1000 blocks

Hashrate Pool Distribution Pie Chart

Price & Performance

XMR Market Cap: $2,716,478,279. Street Price: $160.69.

Monero (XMR) Price

10/05/23 Week Month Year
USD $149.68 +2.6% +7.5% +2.0%
EUR €141.91 +2.8% +9.3% -4.4%
BTC ₿0.00544513 +1.1% +0.5% -25.2%

Data taken on October 5, 2023.

XMR Price Graph

XMR Price Graph 09/28/23-10/05/23

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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