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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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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What is the difference between an exchange like Coinbase and a wallet like Jaxx, MEW, MetaMask?

What is the difference between storing ether with an exchange (e.g. Coinbase, Kraken, Gemini, Poloniex, Bittrex) and a wallet like Jaxx, MEW, MetaMask?
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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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How do I buy Ethereum with USD - If I am citizen of not available in country in coin-base?

In order to buy Ethereum currency I have followed this How do I buy Ethereum with USD answer: But coinbase does not allow me buy ETH since I am a Turkish citizen. Probably same issue occur for ...
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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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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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How to switch bitcoin to ether in coinbase [closed]

I have btc in coinbase, how do I switch some of it to ethers? I don't have a bank account attached to it, and don't want to. I tried the coinbase information, but it says I have to attach a bank ...
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Regular address turns into a contract after receiving a transfer?

To accept payments in ether myself, I first tried how others have implemented it. So I bought an item in a store that uses Coinbase Commerce to accept crypto payments and paid for my item with ether. ...
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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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Why is the price of ether on CEX.io higher than on Coinbase?

When I checked the price of Ether on CEX.io I noticed that there is a difference compared to Coinbase's price. Actually, the difference is more than 20$! Does anyone know why there is a difference ...
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Mining in private network not giving ether to coinbase account

I am relatively new to Ethereum. I was trying to set up a private test network. I used the following genesis file: { "config": { "chainId": 15, "homesteadBlock": 0, "eip155Block": 0, "eip158Block": ...
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Why the amount of ethers in the block chain(Private) increasing?

I have set up a private block chain. I started to mine on this network. Now the number of ethers in the coinbase account is continuously increasing. How is it getting ethers? Do the blockchain ...
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How to create cryptocurrency coin for trading?

I want to create generate crypto currency coin for trading (buy and sell). So i have choosed ethereum public network to create my coin(deploy ERC token contract). What is different between coin and ...
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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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I have a DAO wallet with 1100 tokens - how can I get that into Coinbase as ETH?

I know my wallet's address, I have saved my wallet file, and I have the password for my wallet. Other than that, I know nothing. I know the hard fork was a success, but I don't know if The Dao is ...
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(C#) How to transfer funds from myetherwallet to coinbase

I need to transfer funds from myetherwallet to coinbase. I looked at https://infura.io/ and https://developers.coinbase.com/ and https://nethereum.readthedocs.io/en/latest/introduction/web3/#...
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Transfering ETH from Coinbase to Parity, but it does not show up on Parity user

I tried to transfer 2 eth from a coinbase account to a Parity user (Not wallet). It does not show up on Parity after 5 hours of waiting. In Coinbase, it says that the transaction is complete, and on ...
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Transaction fees in ether transfer from coinbase to bittrex?

I have transferred 0.1 ether from Coinbase to biitex and was charged 0.00042 ETH as transaction fee so ended up paying 0.10042 ETH. Just now I have checked my balance in bittrex and found that I ...
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Transfere from Coinbase to Ethereum wallet did not show up?

I recently transfered my Ether from coinbase to Mist (ethereum wallet) i used the ethereum wallet address and sent to that from my coinbase account. coinbase says that the task is complete and has ...
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Does Rinkeby Faucet Test Net send real ether?

I just got the MetaMask Chrome Extension. I received 3 Ethers from the Rinkeby Faucet and sent it to my Ethereum address on Coinbase. Will I receive real money? I'm new to this.
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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?
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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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Is it possible to change the coinbase dynamically?

I'm testing the following contract using Truffle framework and deploying on TestRPC network. contract MetaCoin { mapping (address => uint) balances; function MetaCoin() { balances[tx....
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coinbase and accounts[0] - web3.js

What is the difference between web3.eth.coinbase and web3.eth.accounts[0]? Which is the best method to get the current address? I am new to this community and I know this may be a silly question
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Fees with Coinbase

I am new to investing in Etherum and Coinbase. I know with credit cards there is a 3.75% fee for buying. It seems like with direct bank transfer there isn't? Is this true? Also how are taxes ...
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Coinbase Account and Etherscan

I just opened a Coinbase account and purchased one ETH. Then I looked up the ETH wallet address (right on Coinbase), went to etherscan and searched for this address....Account was found, but doesn't ...
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How to connect an address to the coinbase?

Basicly I'm doing the beginners tutorial and it should show this But For me it just does this How can I make web3.eth.coinbase refer to my adress? Do I have to run a node or test-net? <script ...
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Buying BTC and ETH at coinbase

Today I bought some btc and eth on coinbase. All I had to give for verification was my name, email, and debit card info. I was verified and allowed to by btc and eth instanly. My dashboard shows ...
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Ethereum transaction sent from Ledger Nano X stuck because too low tranasction fee used

My ETH are STUCK. 48 hours ago i sent 31 ETH from my Ledger Nano X to my Coinbase account, but i choose the slowest and cheapest method that was diplayed into my ledger ( I don't remember how much gas ...
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Etherbase/Coinbase account of private net is changed automatically

I am testing on a privatenet, and as I started the chain I have set the etherbase using miner.setEtherbase. However after few hours I see that my etherbase is changed automatically. eth.coinbase ...
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How would ethereum personal accounts helpful?

I have setup ethereum server node and created one test network. started mining, ether is generating in eth.accounts[0]. i have follwoing questions. How multi accounts(eth.accounts[0], eth.accounts[1],...
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Is it possible to buy Ethereum without any service fee using Debit/credit card?

I just installed the Coinbase app and when I select the add payment method it says 2.5% of service fee of visa and master card. Is there any app where I can buy crypto-currencies without paying any ...
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Coinbase Multisig

I accidentally created a multisig wallet (with a limit of 0) against my Eth wallet in my coinbase account and transferred some ETH there - now I can't get it out. Any idea how to either export that ...
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Ethereum Wallet app Synced, coinbase transaction not appearing [closed]

My ETH wallet app has synced and the new blocks it loads every time I re-open the Wallet starts to sync. The issue is that I sent ETH from Coinbase to My ETH wallet and it is not showing now. ...
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Is there Mist version without Coinbase support?

I wanted to update Ethereum Wallet, but in the changelog I read that they made some kind of deal with Coinbase (that the Ethereum Foundation has no money from, apparently) and added direct support for ...
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Ethereum Deposited Using Bitcoin Not Showing [duplicate]

On 6/13, from Mist, I went through the "Deposit using Bitcon" option. My BTC are in Coinbase and as far as Coinbase is concerned, the transaction is confirmed. But, the Ethereum are not showing in my ...
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Why is it so much cheaper to buy/sell/convert on CoinBase than Coinbase Wallet or Uniswap?

I just recently started using Coinbase Wallet (which I will from now on refer to as just Wallet) and connected it to Uniswap to be able to buy some Celsius. I have some various coins on Coinbase (not ...
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I sent 1 ETH to an ICO, tx receipt failed, value (Cancelled)

I sent 1 ETH to an ICO today without reading instructions. I sent it from my Coinbase account, so the ERC-20 cannot be retrieved on my end without Coinbase being super cool and sending them to me. ...
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can't get my ethereum out of my geth coinbase, why?

So I have 5 ETH stuck in my geth coinbase. Can't seem to get them out anyway I try (my ethereum wallet is not fully syncronized, and at around 80% and it went back again to 0%). I'm afraid to close my ...
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Transfer of Ethereum coinbase wallet to ethereum wallet

I have been perusing these wonderful threads for about a week now to get a better understanding of Ether and the ecosystem. I recently downloaded the Ethereum wallet client from the Ethereum website ...
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Using Web3.js, balance is shown 0 while https://test.ether.camp/ shows different balance

I am running an ethereum node remotely using a start-up shell script. The command in the shell-script is as follows: /usr/bin/geth --testnet --rpc --rpcport "5678" --rpcaddr "0.0.0.0" --rpccorsdomain ...
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How do I import my coinbase wallet to metamask

I just installed metamask and when I click import it asks for a private key. I have no idea what that is from my coinbase wallet. All I see in my coinbase wallet is my 12 word phrase, where do I find ...
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Bitpay for Ethereum?

I'd like to help an organization accept Ethereum. However, they need a Bitpay-type service that sends them USD right away. I know they can just manually sell on Coinbase daily/weekly, but they can't ...
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Coinbase deposit PLZ HELP [closed]

I deposited $ into Coinbase from my bank account, however the money hasn't cleared yet and it will only be available in 7 days. Do I get the price of ETH BTC LTC when I clicked 'BUY' (although it hasn'...
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How to find an ether account I sent to from CoinBase

I had some Ethereum. I originally bought at Coinbase, but after hearing talk about keeping a separate wallet for your digital currency I transferred them to another place. That was a year ago. I ...
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How to buy Ethereum outside the US?

I am trying to buy Ethereum and I live outside the US, Coinbase does not support my place! Also, I'd like it to be simple, buying with PayPal or credit card, and not with Bank transfer such as Kraken
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Sent Ethereum from Coinbase to Ledger Nano S ETC address by accident

Date- 20170420 Accidently sent about 46 ETH from Coinbase to Ledger Nano S Address. The transactions shown below looks like a good transaction but not showing up on either ETH or ETC wallet on ...
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Price feed of multiple coins in a single GET request

I have used Chainlink oracle to get the price feed of a single coin. But I want to fetch the latest price of 100s of coins from the smart contract using oracle. Is it possible to get the price of ...
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Transaction Failed but showing as Pending on Etherscan

So I just started using ether after the same was legalized in my country (India). I use Coinbase Wallet for my Storage of ether. I decided to shift to Metamask from Coinbase Wallet and as such ...