This is a step by step guide for beginners (computer extreme endusers) to get started in mining Ethereum. Our aim is to get you started as fast as possible.
There are way too many information on the Internet about Eth mining startup that resembles rocket science, outdated or just not complete. This page was created 9th April 2016 so please be aware that some information contain herewith may have aged. If not, great! Lets get started!
Install AMD GPU Driver
I am using AMD GPUs and so I have no clue about setting up drivers for Nvidia (sorry). gksu is a graphical front end for sudo that allows graphical command to be run without the need to run an X terminal emulator.