Questions tagged [accounts]

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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How to import an Augur account in Geth?

I created an ethereum account on the sale.augur.net page. And now I've finally downloaded and installed Geth as well. How do I import that account into Geth?
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code -32000 message: account is locked

I am trying to withdraw some coins from my wallet (as I have done several times prior) but this time I am prompted with the error: {0x0000000000000000000000000000000000000000", value: web3.toWei(1, "...
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Geth Sent the Transaction to the Wrong Address?

I just followed the guide, and I made the same mistake as someone else, found here. Essentially if you use the syntax to:eth.accounts[0xXXXXXX....] instead of to:"0xXXXXXX....", Geth will create its ...
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What was the maximum password length of a pre-sale wallet/accounts?

What was the maximum password length for pre-sale wallets/accounts? While we're here, is there a maximum password length for accounts created now, using standard tools like geth/mist?
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What is pendingtotal and nicependingtotal in cpp-ethereum?

If I enter > web3.admin.eth.allAccounts() in my eth client I get the following answer after it lists my accounts: }, nicependingtotal: '21.173 ether', nicetotal: '16.168 ether', ...
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Is there a way to convert a regular address to an ICAP address?

The ethkey guide mentions how a regular address can be obtained from an ICAP address. But it doesn't mention how an ICAP address can be obtained from a regular address. Occasionally, however, it's ...
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Problems accessing my funds with Ethereum Wallet 0.3.9

Unfortunately, I have a problem before me. I have on my computer the wallet "Ethereum-Wallet-win64-0-3-9" I have updated recently. On this wallet there is a "contract address" linked to an "account ...
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How compatible are ICAP addresses with HD wallets?

A Hierarchical Deterministic (HD) wallet has some nice features such as easier backup (instead of needing to backup multiple keystore files and the passwords for each of them). Since ICAP addresses ...
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What is the purpose of multiple addresses in a wallet?

In eth-lightwallet from consensys there is a function generateNewAddress. What is the purpose of having multiple addresses for the same account? I can think of a few usages: accounting solution: 1 ...
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What options are suitable for Ethereum addresses with checksums?

Since Ethereum addresses don't have checksums, should ICAP addresses (which do have a checksum) be proliferated? Or are there other options more suitable for the proliferation of checksummed ...
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How can I import geth accounts into eth?

I had two accounts under ~/.ethereum/keystore when I used geth a while ago. I got a new PC, recompiled only the C++ version and I can't see my two accounts in eth. web3.admin.eth.allAccounts() ...
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Is it possible to launch the C++ eth client without unlocking the accounts?

Each time I run eth it requests my master password. I don't feel comforatble with permanently running a node with unlocked accounts. Is it possible to launch the C++ eth (or alethzero) client without ...
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Convert an eth key to a geth key

I need to convert my eth key to a geth key. eth put the key in %appdata%\roaming\Web3\keys, and I see it as a .json file. If I move that to the %appdata%\roaming\Ethereum\keystore directory, geth ...
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Can I test different OS and combine the keystore folder later?

I have to move from Linux to Linux but also want to test under Windows. Is there any issue in running accounts and wallets under the different OS with a view to combining them under a single OS at a ...
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Why can't I create new accounts on testnet?

So I've set up a new testnet using geth --identity "NNode" --genesis /home/test/Documents/Ethereum/genesis.json --rpc --rpcport "8080" --rpccorsdomain "*" --datadir "/home/test/Documents/Ethereum/...
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MIST - How to send all coins in account

Mist shows that I have 1 ETH in my account. When I check etherscan see exactly 0.99895 ether in my account.... I would like to send all 0.99895 ether to another address. When I try to send exactly ...
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If someone gets my geth keystore files, can they spend my ETH without knowing my password(s)?

I always assumed so, since geth requires a new password for every account, but just want to be sure.
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Can I transfer the funds from an account with just the account number and password?

I have lost all the files from an Ethereum node where I had an account with some ether in it (I know I should have backed it up). Given than I know the account number and the password, can I transfer ...
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What happens to the etherbase while migrating a mining rig?

I've successfully set up a 4 GPU rig and have been mining for about a month now. I see that my rig has an ether base, and i essentially mine ether to that base. The base has an address something akin ...
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Can geth and eth share the same accounts and blockchain?

It appears when I have multiple ethereum clients installed, that they all have their own data, accounts and even their own copy of the blockchain. Is it possible to share accounts and the blockchain ...
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How interact with Ethereum without (gas) ether?

Ethereum is not a currency but use ether (gas) to pay the fees, therefore someone will need an Ether account to pay and build the application. But how can someone get an account for each activity ...

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