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How do gas fees work in UniSwap / other decentralized exchanges?

So, lately i've been doing research about gas fees and how they work. I got the most part but there's something I don't yet understand. The theory of gas fees in ETH is that whenever you do a ...
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Proof of authority reward mechanism

Can anybody explain the reward mechanism in Proof of Authority (PoA) protocol? What kind of reward is received by the validators in PoA? So far I came up with the following points: There is no ...
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Dealing with keystore files

I have linux based miner with geth wallet. I've backed up keyfile (starting with UTC ... ..... ) into my second computer based on Windows where I've sucessfully imported it into Geth keystore folder. ...
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Beside the block reward winner who will get most rewards from transaction fees?

We know the only winner will get the block reward. Besides the block reward, we know nodes/node clients get rewards from transaction fees. So do all node clients get the same rewards? or the ones who ...
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Pull-based reward distribution (Rewards Compounding) among stakeholders according to their shares in staking

In a naive implementation, the staking contract would push fractional payments to all the participants each time a reward gets distributed. However, in such an implementation the distribute function ...
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Loading smart contract x with tokens; sending eth to smart contract x; receiving tokens for that eth

Hello dear Eth community, I am a complete noob, please go easy on me ;) I am an IT teacher and I want to create a reward system for my class for a game that we play weekly. The game is not ...
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Why miners choose to verify the transactions of the incoming block?

I want to know whether miners can get rewards for verifying transactions in blocks broadcast by other nodes? If there is no reward, why would miners choose to verify transactions? I am very confused ...
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How are rewards commonly distributed to token holders without requiring too much gas?

There are various platforms and tokens which distributes some sort of reward either via staking or interest to token holders proportionally to their token holdings on a regular basis, what are general ...
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Contradiction with ETH code and white paper about uncle reward

As described by Sompolinsky and Zohar, GHOST solves the first issue of network security loss by including stale blocks in the calculation of which chain is the "longest"; that is to say, not ...
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Erc20 token with rewards [closed]

I want to create an etc 20 token that can be used to rais funds for projects and later distributes the revenue from the project to people who bought the token. How to do 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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How exactly is the voting for the winning block regulated?

When using PoW, after an Ethereum miner has created a block, that block is propagated to peers (for verification and acceptance into the ledger). Obviously, the ETH reward for the mined block is not ...
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Changing “proxywallet” in “local.config” in ethOS, but I receive mining reward in previous address

I've changed my proxywallet from proxywallet 0xB4... to proxywallet 0x5B... in the local.config file. However, I received mining reward again in previous address: 0xB4... . Do I need to restart the ...
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Why do miners mine testnet transactions

When I perform an ether-transfer transaction on testnet, some of my ether gets deducted as transfer fees. But as its not a real ether and has 0 value, how does it profit the miners who mine that ...
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Is there a temporal reward in Casper, that the earlier you place bets, the more you are rewarded?

In Casper, the consensus-by-bet proof-of-stake system, is there a temporal reward, that the earlier you place bets, the more you are rewarded?
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How do I calculate the (maximum) circulating supply for a given block height?

I would like to be able to calculate the circulating/max supply at any given point in time (for a specified block height). I know that the current block reward is 3 ETH (soon to be reduced to 2 ETH). ...
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How to reward distributed cloud computing on ethereum?

I refer to 5.Cloud computing in the Further Application section of the Ethereum whitepaper, and I wonder how this can be achieved in a decentralized way. For example, if I have a task that I want to ...
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Block reward from transaction regarding block's gas limit

maybe it's a silly question or remark, but given that the current block gas limit is about 8,000,000 and the average gasPrice is about '15Gwei' ( I roughly looked at the chart "Transaction Count by ...
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What is the full block reward? [duplicate]

The Ethereum launch process states that with the release of Homestead, the Ether mining will be at 100% rather than 10% of the usual reward rate. Does that mean the full block reward would be 50 ...
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How does interest work in casper?

Based on this answer: https://ethereum.stackexchange.com/a/37419/24310 How does interest work with casper? Is it correct to describe what the validators receive as interest?
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Block Ownership in Mining Pool

It's my understanding that the block reward in Ethereum is 3 ETH, the uncle reward, and "ownership" of the bock. As the block owner, you keep the gas fees for any transactions that you include in your ...
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How to get the full miner reward

Okay so let's say I'm looking to get block 1000000 miner reward: { difficulty: 12549332509227, extraData: "0xd783010303844765746887676f312e352e31856c696e7578", gasLimit: 3141592, gasUsed: ...
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Solo Vs Pool Mining With A GPU

Currently I'm using 1 r9 380 card with 20 MH. I've only been mining for 3 days straight (72hours). I used the Mining Calculators from Etherscan and Cryptocompare. While these sites calculate it will ...
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Where does ethminer mining reward go ? No option to provide wallet address

I did a count on this forum, and seems like most people there mine with ethminer. I've always been using claymore miner which has the -ewal option to provide my ether address, but there's no ...
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How many Uncles (Ommer) can be included and how is the reward distributed

how many uncles can one block include? I think I read somewhere that you can only include maximum 2 uncles, is that true? If a block includes 2 uncles or more, how is the reward distributed between ...
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Validators in POS

note: Simple, layman, language would be highly appreciated! Hello, So, what would a 'validator' (after switching from PoW to Pos on Ethereum) actually, do? Specifically? Would he be required to ...
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Custom mining rewards

Is it possible to give custom mining rewards or provide custom transaction fees for mining in a private chain? I am looking to create a contract which will reward the miners with data instead of / in ...
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If there is a fork, will the difficulty go down?

Say there's a fork with 51% of the hashrate going to the new version. I assume then that the hashrate of the new chain would be almost half of what it previously was for as long as other miners join ...
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Is gas price paid by the transaction sender to the miner, or the miner reward is newly generated?

A sender of transaction can specify the gas price it is willing to pay for the transaction. Also, if there are no transactions, miners mine empty blocks and still get rewarded with newly generated ...
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what is the logic behind rewarding 5 ETH for mining a block?

Is it in someway related to the transaction cost charged by ethereum for each transaction ?
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Why do we pay fees in Ethereum?

Why do we have to pay fees for transactions since miners have a reward for blocks they mine (5 per block)?