I am new to parity and kovan-testnet.

I have to verify my account in order to receive keth.

I am confused as to where to execute the following code:

curl http://github-faucet.kovan.network/url --data "address=https://gist.github.com/[github_username]/[gist_hash]"
  • What I don't understand about the instructions is what it means to "create a gist page with your wallet address". I know how to create a gist, but where does the address go? The name of the gist? The name of a file in the gist? or what? – Doug Kent Oct 30 '17 at 13:35

So you first need to create a gist page with your wallet address, you can do that here : https://gist.github.com/ that will create a page with an url similar to this https://gist.github.com/didil/903f79a59dc84d20cf7d52207416368c afterwards you just need to execute this command in your command line tool (terminal in mac os or bash in linux or the command prompt for windows) :

curl http://github-faucet.kovan.network/url --data "address=https://gist.github.com/didil/903f79a59dc84d20cf7d52207416368c"

make sure you replace the gist address with your own

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  • step by step procedure please for command prompt @Adil – Amish Gupta Oct 26 '17 at 16:27
  • not sure what you mean, you can't find the command prompt on your os ? – Adil Oct 27 '17 at 11:13
  • I have found command prompt, should i directlly write the code, I mean doesn't it matter whether directory is c,d or e @Adil – Amish Gupta Oct 27 '17 at 11:48
  • no it doesn't matter, you just need to have curl installed beforehand, that also depends on your os – Adil Oct 28 '17 at 17:53
  • where to run "$parity --help" @Adil – Amish Gupta Oct 29 '17 at 17:59

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