Issue 59: May 2 - May 8, 2020

Table of Contents:

Recent News

The creator of Whonix was funded via the CCS to make a Debian package for Monero. The package is now completed and ready to be utilized.

The new GUI is coming out soon! If you speak a non-English language and want to take a shot at translation, your work would be appreciated. Read the information here.

Upcoming Events

May 9, 2020 (Saturday) – 17:00 UTC

Community Workgroup Meeting - #monero-community IRC channel

May 13, 2020 (Wednesday) – 17:00 UTC

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

May 17, 2020 (Sunday) – 17:00 UTC

Dev Meeting - #monero-dev 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: 2094278

Hash rate: 1.249 GH/s

Median block size: 34.9 kB

Average Tx per block: 19.61

Weekly Moving Average Tx per day: 14,098

Block reward: 1.70 XMR

Data taken on May 8, 2020

XMR Blocks Distribution in last 1000 blocks

Hashrate Pool Distribution Pie Chart

Price & Performance

XMR Market Cap: $1,131,099,613 Street Price: $63.78

Monero (XMR) Price

05/08/20 Week Month Year
USD $64.40 +1.9% +11.4% -3.9%
EUR €58.68 +3.1% +10.3% -1.9%
BTC B0.00654133 -8.5% -16.8% -41.8%

Data taken on May 8, 2020

XMR Price Graph for May 2 - May 8, 2020

XMR Price Graph 05/02/20-05/08/20


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.

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 Group. Logo

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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