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Ethereum has two types of accounts: externally owned user accounts, controlled by private keys, and contract accounts, controlled by their contract code.

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Load accounts to truffle

I'm using truffle v5.0.14 to handle my contracts. All was well while developing with ganache, but when I wanted to deploy to the real network (a private one) I have problems with the account. The ...
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How does UTXO fit into this schema?

I have been rather confused by the eponymous web3 stack introduced by the Web3 Foundation. https://wiki.web3.foundation/en/latest/tech_stack/Layer-0/platform_neutral_computation_description_language/ ...
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How to save new account in ganache-cli

I use ganache-cli --db to create a private test chain and save it on my computer, and the result is below: I use web3py w3.personal.newAccount('1') to add a new address, and I use print(len(w3....
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Issue with New version of Metamask: Remix cannot detect the Metamask address

I have just installed Metamask version: 6.3.1 Now in Remix, the address of my account in metamask is not detected. The account box in remix remains always blank now (see picture below). Note that I ...
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Metamask is not injecting account into remix IDE [duplicate]

I am working on remix and I have logged into metamask, but seems metamask is not injecting account into remix IDE. screenshot is attached. I have tried re-installing the metamask. I have tried re-...
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is account nonce network dependent?

In Ethereum, is Account nonce depends on network? I mean for same address on different network, will there be different nonce?
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msg.sender 'spoofing' when function is public or external

I have a Smart contract where I want only the onwer to call a specific function, for example: function getInfo() view public onlyOwner() returns (address) { return msg.sender; } ..... modifier ...
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Ethereum node vs Ethereum accounts

From my understanding, one Ethereum node can have many accounts and only one of the account can perform mining in each node. So, my question will be what are the usage of other accounts in the node ...
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Accounts created by using web3.eth.accounts.create() don't appear when web3.eth.getAccounts(console.log)

I am new to Ethereum. I am running a geth devnode. Installed web3. Used web3.eth.accounts.create function to create one account without any entropy and created another account by using the same ...
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What is deference between wallet address and account address?

I'm new in Ether world. I want to make mini Crypto exchange site with 2 coin ETH and BTC. What is deference between wallet address(maybe It's called Main Ether address) and account address ? or it's ...
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Original genesis.json file for ethereum mainnet, which should have 314 accounts allocation?

314 accounts are created at the start of ethereum frontier release and some funds were alloted to them. https://www.etherchain.org/charts/totalAccounts where can I get the genesis.json file used to ...
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Ethereum wallet Vs Ethereum account?

I created an Ethereum node (geth) and this automatically created an Ethereum account. Is this account an Ethereum wallet? I then created 2 other accounts using personal.newAccount() command. Are these ...
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Smart contract function call from many accounts

Lets say that I have a smart contract C witch has a function setf(uint256). Also let's assume that there are many users(with different accounts) that want to call that function with argument 5 for ...
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Multi-signature Ecrow time based?

I have a user A and a user B. They do not trust each other. So, they run the following smart contract: User A specify a time locked deposit of x coins to user B under a predefined condition( For ...
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creating account on button click

The question is i want to create new account per user on the ethereum blockchain. I want to display a form where in the user will enter information and on clicking register, his account should be ...
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Difference between web3.eth.getCoinbase() and web3.eth.getAccounts()[0]

What is the difference between web3.eth.getCoinbase() and web3.eth.getAccounts()[0]. In both cases, I always get the value, which is the currently selected account in Metamask. Note: The question ...
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dApp exploit using multiple wallets

Im currently building a dApp where users will create content that then can be bet on by other users. The design opens up the problem of a user creating content,logging in with another wallet address, ...
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Why account creation using CALL or SUICIDE costs 25000 gas? [duplicate]

CALL and SUICIDE both have additional cost of 25000 gas if it leads to account creation. At the same time, sending 1 wei in separate transaction costs only 21000 gas. Thereby if I am about to create ...
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Is there a way to set specific account when using truffle console rinkeby?

When I tested on ganache-cli at local, I could test on 'truffle console development' with some accounts which ganache-cli gave. But at rinkeby, I can't use function_name(argumets, {from: specific ...
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Transfer from multiple inputs

Is there a way to send ether from several input addresses in one transaction WITHOUT the use of smart contracts? I wish that different transactions could not be linked to each other. A similar ...
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Error while generating Mnemonic

I want to generate Mnemonic for creating an account, I was using the following code and I got the error as TypeError: Cannot read property 'entropyToMnemonic' of undefined I am sure I am missing ...
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Running 'parity account new' - is the generated account suitable for all networks (mainnet, ropsten, kovan, etc)?

From a command line, I run parity account new. I am then asked to enter a password (twice), and an account-address is printed. In addition to that, a JSON file is created. Finally, I use this ...
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Golang Equivalent to list accounts on node - web3.eth.Accounts()

Does anyone know if its possible to get a list of the accounts on a node using golang, after Dialing to the node, basic PoC would be assuming the accounts are already unlocked via the CLI Basically ...
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Accounts and Wallets

Testing the GethJS console commands. I put in practice the personal.listWallets and personal.listAccounts. The first return me this value: And the second command return me this: It seems that are ...
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Constructor set the account to the first trasaction address

I,m trying to block the call to the getOrigin function to accounts that are not equal to the account that is set in setOrigin function. Now the first account that call to setOrigin is the unique that ...
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Creating wallets with Web3j

I generate a code to create wallets for a private chain made with ethereum. String password = unlockAccountParameter.getPass(); ECKeyPair keyPair = Keys.createEcKeyPair(); WalletFile ...
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Create account with web3j

Im trying to create a account using the web3j library. But i can´t find the method that create accounts. My idea is to make this judgment but not in the Geth console, but yes in the Java application ...
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GETH accounts imported without my knowledge

I expose only port 30303, not 8545. But when I issue commands eth.accounts. I found these accounts were imported without my knowledge: "0xe4fe1fb7e693c529f5a95dd8b1714d1acfdbd058", "...
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Importing accounts into geth from metamask

I Have entered into my geth console geth eth.accounts ["0xf844f0d7acb0d01bf66ffd81809fb96b2236abce", "0xc8d94cb87173fc94c4b165e44a5fc0b047618044", "0x6a0ef1a429c3570cb342963d309dd5aaa9e49cd4", "...
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where does Etherscan gets account name from? [duplicate]

Where does Etherscan gets names of accounts from? Is it ENS? Token name ? Or do they collect input data from users? For example, this address bleongs to F2Pool : https://etherscan.io/address/...
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Getting Addresses using a Path causes the error: Could not derive hardened child key

I am using ethereumjs-wallet npm package to generate a unique wallet address for each user. However instead of using the mnemonic/seed, a public extended key xpub will be used instead to keep the ...
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Does a transaction always require a smart contract to be executed?

I had a discussion with someone explaining that every time a transaction occurs (e.g. ICO token or ETH) on Ethereum it would pass via a smart contract or would require one. I would like to know what ...
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Receive Ether to multiple addresses best practice

Say I am an exchange that has many users. When I ask a user to deposit ETH I give him a unique address so I can attribute the ETH to him. With Bitcoin this is easy. The bitcoin wallet software ...
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Is there any way to fund a new account privately via a randomising pool?

It isn't currently possible to create a new HD wallet account and privately fund it, is it? I'm aware of this thread, but I'm not asking about SNARKs. Instead, I'm curious if there's any way to send ...
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how do you check if the account exists in current state?

Currently there is no way to check somehow that an account exists in the trie. I am looking for something like this: > web3.eth.accountExist("0x743623152a53b53be5f3463746726373") true > Is a ...
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What actually happen when we unlock an account?

I know the purpose of personal.unlockAccount() function is to unlock account i.e. when I want to send ETH or tokens. After reading the documentation, I'm still not sure what is actually happening ...
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How to initiate a transaction with address and privateKey using web3js

I have a list of ethereum addresses and private keys, I need to write an automation script which checks for the balance in each address and transfer the balance funds to another ethereum address. My ...
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Block an account in a permissioned blockchain environment

We are developing a permissioned blockchain environment with Ethermint. Companies have to apply to join the blockchain environment, we create and give them their Ethereum account. One of the main ...
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Curious questions for mastering accounts

I am curious that some companies give each customer an eth address for making payment and how to redirect the payment to one master account? Save the private key of each customer? Any example? I think ...
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Ethereum unlock account

Is there any way to unlock the ethereum account when using the infura api. Can only metamask do it? I would not like to use metamask because not every user has it on the browser
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How do other nodes handle the accounts of a deleted node?

In Ethereum Blockchain, the accounts created on one node stay with it and are not replicated into other nodes. If that node is deleted and hence is not a part of that network, then what happen to the ...
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duration limit for unlockAccount()

When I use personal.unlockAccount(), there is an option to pass a parameter for duration. What is the maximum duration to which i can unlock the account? I have searched through its documentation. It ...
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UTXO vs Account scalability paradigms and Merkle proof of ownership

From Ethereum's design rationale: Potential scalability paradigms: UTXOs are more theoretically compatible with certain kinds of scalability paradigms, as we can rely on only the owner of some ...
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Can private keys change once created?

Can private keys change once the public key (address) is created?
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Ethereum Account and Address Term Used Interchangeably?

Are the terms Account and Address in Ethereum used interchangeably? i.e., an Account is an address. An address points to an account
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web3.eth.personal.newAccount + JSON RPC error connected to ropsten in metamask

Updated: I have a function where I init web3 and included web3.eth.personal.newAccount at the bottom of the function to create a new account. initWeb3: function() { if (typeof web3 !== '...
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My dApp can use Metamask accounts with givenProvider but not when setting Web3 object to Rinkeby provider URL?

Today is the first day I deployed to a test network (Rinkeby) and not my local Ganache client network. I think I need clarification on accounts when it comes to Metamask and Rinkeby. If I initialize ...
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Is there a way to use etherscan API (or another) to get a history of transactions for a specific ERC20 token for an ethereum account?

I want to be able to display the complete history of our token transfers in and out of users wallets. Is there an easy or established way to do this?
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Who owns the ETH in the zero account? [duplicate]

Per https://etherscan.io/address/0x0000000000000000000000000000000000000000 the zero account currently contains ETH worth about $3.3 million USD. I understand how the zero account is used in the EVM. ...
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Account nonce limit/maximum

I've been reading about an account's nonce, that it's supposed to be an incremental number that increments with every transaction. I found about transactions pool and queue, about what happen if you ...