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How do I build a Tezos node and start baking from the sources on Ubuntu?

I'm wondering how to install the Tezos node
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Slow Kiln ( Tezos ) to Update Node from Snapshot

First I installed Kiln on a VM. It was all perfect and updated the node in about 1 hour. Then I installed Ubuntu 18.04 on my computer and Kiln takes forever to update the node from the snapshot. Does ...
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Bakechain loses endorsements later at regular intervals

I am baking with bakechain and realized that after regular intervals of a few hours baking normally he loses some endorsements. After several tests I realized that if I restart my computer and ...
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Baking a block: What happens if

Originally asked here but probably more appropriate to ask on SE. I'm working on creating a better baker binary. This baker would have more advanced features than what we get with tezos-baker such as ...
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Baking/Endorsing Rights

How are baking and endorsement rights allocated to bakers? Is there a formula? Can we see the distribution of the baking/endorsement rights for all bakers for each cycle? (Particularly for priority 0)
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Transfering XTZ from tz address in Galleon to KT address

I am trying to send some XTZ from a tz to a KT address on Galleon. It says I need to interact with Contracts. What then are the steps to send XTZs to that KT address? I suppose generally, bakers will ...
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What causes the network to slowdown when a new protocol activates?

When Babylon activated there was a period of 30+ minutes where endorsements and bakes were very unstable and we ended up hitting some quite high priorities. I'm curious to know why this is the case ...
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What are the downsides of sending delegator rewards before they are unlocked?

The baking rewards are frozen during the number of preserved cycles, but they are known as soon as the cycle is finished. So what are the downsides of paying delegators immediately ? The baker needs ...
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The seed for cycle XXX has not been computed yet

On the mainnet, I can get the baking rights up to 5 cycles in advance. For example, we are currently on cycle 146, and I observe the following: # returns succesfully: ./tezos-client -A mainnet-node....
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How can I get a list of rewards collected for a specific baker using the tzscan API? [duplicate]

How can I get a list of rewards collected for specific baker using the tzscan API? Thanks!
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How many bakers on currently baking on tezos?

Is this the right URL to answer this question? https://tzscan.io/charts_bakers So currently there are 219 bakers? Also is there a way to get the number of distinct bakers?
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What are the minimum security options I really should take for a (Kiln)Node?

I got another question. What is the best practice or what are the most important security features I should install if I want to keep my Node "secure"? I am currently using an ubuntu system and my ...
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How to edit json files in Tezos-node folder

I need to delete json file from Tezos node folder and can’t remember how on my MacBook
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How to ascertain the nature of a miss

Some bakers miss blocks. How can bakers retroactively check whether their misses were steals? Tzscan does not seem to differentiate between misses of Prio 0 (proper misses) and misses of Prio>0. Is ...
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Auto restart in case of failure with Kiln and 18.04

I just installed Kiln on my intel nuc with Ubuntu 18.04. It seems to work flawless. From my understanding, Ubuntu should be able to update without restarting. I also got a UPS, so most of the risks ...
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What does “Last Assigned Baking” alert on TzScan.io explorer mean?

Today when I was checking my baker's performance on TzScan.io (as I do multiple times a day), I got this novelty... "Last Assigned Baking" tells me I have missed it. My baker's performance dropped a ...
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Missed endorsement - unregistred error [duplicate]

I missed an endorsement but only one. Afterwards - all back to normal. Error message was Aug 22 00:22:38 - 004-Pt24m4xi.client.endorsement: Error while injecting endorsement for delegate : XXX Aug 22 ...
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What does it mean when there are rewards with negative values in the block's balance_updates?

When querying a block via RPC, the balance_updates array found inside the metadata object may have entries with negative rewards. For instance: { "kind":"freezer", "category":"rewards", "...
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What happens if I loose the nonce?

I baked a block such as blockNumber % 32 == 0 so I am required to reveal my nonce at the next cycle. If I irretrievably loose this nonce due to hardware failure or misconfiguration, can I still bake ...
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Why is my delegation+origination appearing in red?

I used SimpleStaking wallet to delegate 2599 tezos to TezosBC baker but it doesn't seem to be going through. I tried opening with TezBox wallet and it says the account is not on the blockchain yet ...
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Tezos alphanet branch 'bake for' command is not available

I'm using sandboxed node on my local using alphanet branch (building a node on local from alphanet branch) following http://tezos.gitlab.io/mainnet/user/sandbox.html Once nodes are up, I run below ...
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How can I configure my baker to accept 0-fee transactions?

I'm trying to understand how to change the default transaction fee that my baker will accept. I've found the following information in the Baker manual, but it isn't clear to me what each parameter ...
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Error w/ injecting endorsements w/ ledger on zeronet

Error: "Ledger Application error (sign): Uregistered Status Message" which occurs when attempting to inject endorsements using ledger. Anyone familiar w/ this problem? Baking and all other wallet ...
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One Single Place to See Cumulative Rewards

Where can I go to see a cumulative number of rewards for my particular account? (I understand that rewards are released on a lag.) I can see the rewards for each cycle on tzscan, but short of adding ...
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Calculating the total locked XTZ?

Using TZscan.io Stats - Key Numbers dashboard how can I calculate the total locked XTZ in the system. And shouldn't this be a KPI measure by itself. Since delegators can see very easily move their XTZ ...
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Running Tezos node with rolling mode but sync started at the beginning

I'm running the node by described here: https://medium.com/@Jamyye/install-tezos-node-on-ubuntu-18-04-rolling-history-mode-e26598daa3d2 OR https://gist.github.com/hclivess/...
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Missing more blocks than normal (Fitness/Mempool issue)

I've been told this could be a connectivity issue, but I highly doubt that's the issue. Any help would be greatly appreciated. This is not your random block missed issue. I miss about 1/3-1/4 blocks I ...
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Please clarify. Who precisely is able to vote on protocol changes?

Who can precisely vote on protocol changes/proposals? Is it just bakers? I understand that delegators give up their voting right to the bakers to whom they delegate, right? And what about people who ...
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How do I get my delegatees' addresses and delegated funds for a specific cycle from the Tezos RPC?

As a baker I want to calculate the rewards to pay the addresses delegating to me (delegatees). For this, I need the effective contribution from my delegatees, to my baking/endorsing rights in a ...
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Could the tezos node down for 5 minutes affects baking rights?

On multiple times, we have noticed that on the cycle we have done some maintenance where we put our tezos node down for 5 minutes (refresh new code, etc) that the baking rights for the corresponding ...
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Can I bake on the same node with two different addresses?

Can I run two different tezos-node daemons (node, endorser, baker, accuser) on the same server (same IP), having two different baking addresses for each daemon group, without the risk of double-baking?...
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How to forecast as a baker your next upcoming time slot by using baking rights RPC? [duplicate]

1) "You get assigned slots to bake and endorse. If you are not online at the time of your slots, you miss them" - ->>Can a baker just stay offline UNTIL her next time slot comes up? I just want to ...
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Baking rewards as operations

How do baking rewards appear on the chain when they are credited to the baker? Is it a 'transaction' operation? How do I go about identifying them?
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Tezos main net node: Hardware specs

Good afternoon, What are the hardware requirements for a tezos node? I have a 2 core cpu with 16 gigs of ram for my baker. I'm trying to decide on what type of single-board computer to buy to run ...
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Not able to run Baker and Endorser using docker image after docker image upgrade

I ran out of disk space on my server, so i stop the server and increase the disk space and start the mainnet.sh script again. So it updated the script and start the node but it could not start the ...
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Node gives testnet error

rebooted my system and restarted the node. Now I'm getting the following error. Is this simply the node telling me that it's not able to run the new fork because I started it with the old (i.e. ...
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Does the return on baking depend on the size of the staking pool?

I was reading this article, which states: Although Tezos users can still make a good income, the good times are unlikely to last. The influx of more XTZ into staking wallets will likely diminish ...
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Node gives strange error

While checking my node, I saw this error appearing. Baking ops are working so not sure if this is anything to worry about but wanted to ask around to see what this could mean. Anyone? Apr 10 20:40:35 ...
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the tezos protocol and the problem of over-delegation

Why does the Tezos protocol allow for baker over-delegation? It is the Tezos protocol itself that has encoded the amount of XTZ that needs to be put up for baking and endorsements and the protocol ...
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Error while baking

I am baking tezos, I checked logs and saw errors: Apr 10 06:25:07 xxxx /var/log/tezos/tezos_endor.log[14727]: Apr 10 06:25:07 - client.scheduling: Error while baking: Apr 10 06:25:07 xxxx /var/log/...
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Baker “Did not find service” Error

When starting my baker I use the command: ./tezos-baker-003-PsddFKi3 -d /home/account/.tezos-client run with local node /home/account/.tezos-node/ baker The output that I'm getting is: Waiting for ...
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What steps should be taken to safely upgrade a baker after a new protocol update

With the Athens upgrade looking likely, I am interested to hear how bakers can safely update their nodes to the latest version whilst experiencing minimum downtime. It has been straightforward doing ...
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Looking for a payout script or software

I am solo-baker running a node. I want evolve to small bakery. I am looking for a simple script or software that will automate payouts
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where to find trustworthy peer nodes

Where can I find a list of trustworthy peer node hostnames and/or ip addresses? The only list I have is just the TF nodes which gives me a total of 6 nodes. I have my expected number of connections ...
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Run two nodes with same identity or migrate identity to a new node

Is it possible to run two nodes simultaneously with the same identity on the mainnet? Perhaps run one in private mode or something? If not, is it possible to bootstrap a new node with a new identity ...
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does using a remote-signer or a ledger really improve security?

TL;DR Using a remote signer or a ledger does a great job at protecting secret keys. But it doesn't protect against the withdrawal of XTZ from accounts. Anyone that gains access to the baker can ...
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Which Linux system for Tezos? [closed]

Has there a preference emerged amongst people running a node/bakers for a type of Linux system? I am currently running Ubuntu 18.04. My friend is running Fedora. Is there any advantage in using either ...
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smart contract for automatic baking/endorsement rewards to delegators

It seems like a smart contract would be the most natural mechanism to use for implementing a automatic rewards payment system to a baker's delegators, and I'm curious if such a contract is possibly to ...
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How does accusing work? What kind of anonymous operation is sent to the network?

Could anyone tell some more details about this, more than the summary information found on StackExchange and the documentation.
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How to guarantee uptime for baking node?

What are some of the methods people are using to make sure a baking node remains up and running 24/7? I see all these baking services with "enterprise server solutions", whatever that means. However, ...