UFO is a form of digital currency using the blockchain technology to safely store and transfer value worldwide, free of central authority or banking institutions. To get an overview of how it works, click here.
How to get?
You can get UFO coins by mining them or buying them on an exchange platfom
How to mine UFO Coins (Deutsch)
UFO can be mined either solo or by joining a pool. When solo mining all mined blocks are generated to the miner’s credit. Pool mining rewards miners based on their hashing contribution to the network and usually collects a fee.
More info on solo vs pooled minining can be found here.
Example config file for R9 280X:
nsgminer –neoscrypt -g 1 -w 128 -I 16 –gpu-engine 1000 –gpu-memclock 1500 -o stratum+tcp://some_pool:some_port -O some_user:some_password
You can significantly reduce syncing times by downloading a more recent copy of the blockchain. Unpack it in your C:\Users\your_username\AppData\Roaming\UFO\block folder
Blockchain as of 29.08.2017
Blockchain explorers provide useful information on block numbers, transactions, balances, etc.
UFO can be traded for bitcoin on the following exchange platform.