Tuesday, 3 June 2014

How to hide/rename minerd procces from user on Linux?

Depending on who is using Linux server beside you, you might find this very smart thing to do.

Why this is good idea? Well, you will find your reasons if you want to do this.

OK, so...
After you compile and install, minerd will be installed. Find, where is located.

root@ubuntu-13-4:~# whereis minerd
minerd: /usr/local/bin/minerd

Rename it.

root@ubuntu-13-4:~# mv /usr/local/bin/minerd /usr/local/bin/minerd1

Ok, so now are program is not called minerd, it is called minerd1. You can called whatever you like.

Now, in top you will see minerd1.

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