Questions tagged [coinbase]

'coinbase' is a reference to the active Ethereum account. Coinbase is also a name of digital exchange company headquartered in San Francisco, California.

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What is coinbase?

What is the ethereum coinbase? I understand it is an account, but what makes it different? Is it the same as Etherbase? I've read it's the "default account for your console session." Does that mean, ...
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Why do some blocks contain no transactions?

While poking through my Geth logs I noticed that block 1,000,006 doesn't actually contain any transactions. Why is that?
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Does a mining reward transaction have a hash?

I can't find a mining reward transaction hash for a given block. I can see the block hash, all the transactions inside the block, etc. But the mining reward transaction is not listed among the details....
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Error “no key for given address or file” when unlocking coinbase account

Using json-rpc eth_unlockAccount() method I can unlock everyone of my node accounts except coinbase. When trying to unlock coinbase account, geth responds with the message: no key for given address ...
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How can I locally store my Ether from Coinbase?

Right now, I'm in the process of creating a Coinbase account. As I'm typing this question, Coinbase is verifying my ID. Once the registration process is over I'd like to buy Ether. Once I buy Ether it ...
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Is it possible to define a smart contract as the address when mining on a pool like ethermine?

I would like to create a contract that shares mining rewards between multiple accounts. Can I set this contract address as the target address when running eth-proxy ?
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Can I receive ERC20 tokens on my address hosted on Coinbase

I have an account on Coinbase and have an ETH Wallet with them. If someone sends their ERC20 token, will there be any issues receiving it?