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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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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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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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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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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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Importing accounts into geth from metamask

I Have entered into my geth console geth eth.accounts ["0xf844f0d7acb0d01bf66ffd81809fb96b2236abce", "0xc8d94cb87173fc94c4b165e44a5fc0b047618044", "0x6a0ef1a429c3570cb342963d309dd5aaa9e49cd4", "...
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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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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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What happens if the “balance” of the address which sends “address.transfer(amount) is ” zero "?

Consider the balance of the address that sends address.transfer(amount); to receive the amount is zero. For example we have following address with balance of zero: web3.eth.getBalance('0x123').then(...
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UPDATE: (I need to run testrpc before running the code) Problem with signing a message with “web3.eth.personal.sign” or “web3.eth.sign”

I use exactly the example of web3js (here) to sign a text. So, I generated a .js file asfollows : Web3 = require("web3") web3 = new Web3(new Web3.providers.HttpProvider("http://localhost:8545")); ...
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How does Ethereum account state change? [duplicate]

Ethereum uses Accounts instead of UTXO (Bitcoin). I would like to know how does the ledger keep the account state (technical details if possible)? Does it modify the ledger (accounts) by incrementing ...
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Can I add my own fields to JSON files in the keystore directory?

I need to add a few fields to JSON v3 wallet file, can I do it ? What is Ethereum's policy on this? For example, to add account name I would do something like this: { "address": "...
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Import account from one geth node to another geth node

I had a geth node where i created an account. Then i backed up the keystore folder just in case. I had to format the pc and install geth again. So i would like to know how can i import my old account ...
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Address creation in blockchain

Is moment of account creation stored in blockchain? Or only first income or outcome transaction time can estimate it?
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Getting “no key for given address or file” error when trying to unlock account in geth

I'm trying to unlock an ethereum user account using geth, but am getting an error message that doesn't make sense to me. Here's what I do: 1) I start the geth console connected to the ropsten ...
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Account created with web3 does not get listed

I am learning ethereum and I have setup a private node with geth. And have a simple client written to create account (web3 1.0 beta34) and list. While the account creation is successful, but it does ...
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How to use not personal account web3

In my previous post I got answer but still I need some clarifications let say when deploying contract with node js we have this line try { web3.personal.unlockAccount(web3.eth.coinbase, ...
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Web3.js unable to unlock account to call smart contract

I am using web3.js 0.20.6 and I want to unlock an account to execute a smart contract method on a private blockchain. The account is used to pay for the gas. I have used the following code to unlock ...
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how to import UTC-JSON file through web3-eth methods

hey I am working on ethereum wallet. in this i want to import my account through UTC json file, but i didn't find any solution for this in web3-eth command someone can please help to find out the ...
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How to create unique contribution addresses for a referral system by smartcontract

I ran into some trouble with my smartcontract. I want to be able to allocate referral tokens to each person who participated in the ICO referral program. In order to do this, the smart contract must ...
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When I recreate an Account using a Mnemonic, will it also bring back its private key?

I guess my Question is straight-forward, I would like to know if using a Mnemonic to recreate or import an Ethereum (external) Account will actually make or "bring back" the whole KeyPair (public and ...
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JSON RPC get address balance

I'm trying to get the ether balance for any ethereum address. I've set up a node with the Ethereum daemon, but as far as I can tell, using eth_getBalance you can only get the balance of your own ...
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What do I need to log into Geth?

I had to reformat my OS since the last time I did any mining and so I don’t have any of the data originally on my HD. I do have my Geth account # and assuming I can remember my password is that ...
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How to secure an “unlock”ed address?

I am using Parity and testing a mining pool. In order for the pool to work, I need to specify the --author address on the node running the pool software. I also need to have the payee accounts for ...
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Problems running truffle [duplicate]

I am trying to follow a tutorial to deploy a smart contrat on Ropsten Testnet. I am in part 4. Deploy the contract to Ropsten test network: https://medium.com/@mvmurthy/full-stack-hello-world-voting-...
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When closing node (geth ropsten) I cannot save created accounts

I am pretty new to this. I downloaded the ropsten blockchain using a geth command line. Then, using Truffle, I created an account, but when I closed my node (ctrl - c on the geth command line) and ...
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Managing keys/accounts external to Geth?

I know that Geth requires that you have your wallet files located in the ./keystore directory and that you are required to unlock an account before using it. However, one of our potential use cases is ...
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Why is eth.accounts[0] undefined

I am using the Geth 1.7 console. I tried unlocking the account using personal.unlockAccount(eth.accounts[0], "{top secret password}") but it failed with the following error: first argument must be ...
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Local account to local node

If I create my wallet / accounts client-side with web3.eth.accounts how can I "publish" them on my local node? For example, I want to send some ether with an eth faucet to the first created account. ...
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Changing install directory? [duplicate]

My Windows drive is almost full. As I actually have two drives, I want to move the blockchain from the default location to the second drive. How can I do it?
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Two wallets running on same keystore file?

I created a wallet @ myetherwallet. I received some ethers here and it worked fine. But I didn´t understand where the ethers were at first, so I openend another wallet locally on my mac: ethereum ...
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Web application for remote users to create Ethereum account

Say that a machine is running an Ethereum client (geth or Parity), and it also has a web application (running as a NodeJS server, say) that provides a front-end to users and communicates with the ...
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Why is my account still locked if I try to send a transaction?

I unlocked my account and get result true but if I try to send: var transactionHash = await contractname.SendTransactionAsync(contractAddress, new HexBigInteger(calculatedGas.HexValue), new ...
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invalid character 'personal_signAndSendTransaction' after top-level value

I am getting this error when I try to sign in to one of my accounts using Mist. If I try to unlock the account using the console I get this error: invalid character 'g' after top-level value
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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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Did I actually just win 1 Ethereum? Is it truly mine? [closed]

I was looking for coins to mine & exchange for bitcoins when I found out about Ethereum. I have literally no knowledge about it or anything at all. I went for a site (https://freeeth.me/) to win ...

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