I recently was asked to take a look at a Litecoin miner logs due to stability issues, I had no idea how deep this rabbit hole would go. After many struggles with Xubuntu and AMD drivers, I found BAMT. BAMT aka “Big Ass Miner Thing” is a fork of the original BAMT project that was aborted, picked up by Bee on litecointalk.org – I’ve since rebuilt a miner and built 2 personal litecoin mining rigs. If you are in Bellingham, Whatcom, Skagit, Snohomish, or Vancouver Lower Mainland and need technical assistance with Bitcoin / Litecoin miners, feel free to reach out. I do it for the Dogecoin!
Repository can be found here:
Download BAMT from Bee’s maintained thread:
How To Get TP-LINK TL-WN725N on BAMT 1.5
I wanted to use a USB Wifi dongle on BAMT for my dogecoin mining rigs so that I can relocate them into my garage. I randomly ordered a cheap $9 Wifi USB dongle on Amazon and figured making the leap of faith would be fun. Here’s how I got it running on BAMT.
I referenced WikiDevi.com for the appropriate repository to clone. I had the v2 of this Nano USB.
The repository is in the sidebar, I laughed audibly when I figured out BAMT has git natively, thank you Bee or whoever put that there! If you’re version of BAMT doesn’t have git, in Root Terminal type: apt-get install git
If you’ve never compiled from source before, open up Root Terminal:
git clone https://github.com/lwfinger/rtl8188eu.git
sudo make install
These steps may vary, make sure you’re using the correct repository. If you’re not using a TP-LINK Google around or look around WikiDevi.com for your hardware.
I got frustrated when passphrase didn’t save. Posted to /r/bamt – after a bit I made an edit:
So I managed to find a solution to my problem. I don't know if it will help anybody else, but maybe it will. I changed two things. The first was creating a file
and writing the following lines to it:
That can also be found here https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Ne … ermissions and it allows users in the group "network" to use nm-applet functionalities. The second > thing I changed was commenting out a "no-auto-default" line in /etc/NetworkManager/NetworkManager.conf.
After these changes I am able to use nm-applet as a regular user for connecting to both secured and unsecured networks.
Also note: when saving the wifi passphrase check “Available for all users” before clicking Apply!
Got my TL-WN725N to work on Bee’s BAMT 1.5 and now I can relocate the box into the garage without running a 50 ft cat6 across the house. 🙂 hope this helps.