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Error while signing transaction from remote-signer after updating mainnet.sh script

I recently updated my mainnet.sh script as it says the script present is not the latest image. I am following exact steps as mentioned here. And when my turn for endorsement came, I missed it with ...
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Why does a transaction contain a storage dump?

I have looked at a few transactions with some smart contracts and I have found that they store a dump of contract's storage. For instance: https://mainnet.tezrpc.me/chains/main/blocks/246869/...
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How to upgrade a smart contract?

I'm building a smart contract that is sort of an index of signed documents (pointing to ipfs for the actual docs). What if I want to add some functionality to my app down the road and need to upgrade ...
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Implementation details for PACK and UNPACK

In the Operations on bytes section of the Michelson white document, it is mentioned that: "PACK: Serializes a piece of data to its optimized binary representation." I am curious to know more ...
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Why is my faucet wallet on Alphanet not recognized?

I'm running Ubuntu 18.03 LTS on a machine with Intel inside Core i5, and with Docker and Docker Compose I have successfully set-up a running node on Alphanet. I downloaded a faucet wallet, however ...
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Who bakes and endorses the blocks for the testnet during proposal?

According to this explanation of Tezos governance mechanism, specifically this portion of the explanation: During the Testing Period, a test chain fork will appear in parallel to the main chain. I'm ...
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Proposal Period Voting style

In the current Proposal Period, why is the Approval Voting/Upvoting mechanism used as opposed to Preferential Voting/Ranked-Choice voting or just the plain old First-Past-the-Post voting? Were there ...
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Basic Syntax for iterating through List Element and processing each of them

I am creating two lists in liquidity and trying to process on them as follow: type two_element = { name: string; value : nat; } type list1 = two_element list; type list2 = two_element list; ...
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Node on Windows?

Is there a way to build a full node on a Windows system (not a docker build)? If not, is there a particular reason why the platform is not supported?
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How to check if remote-signer is working as expected?

How do I know that remote-signer socket started is working expected and accepting signing requests from my baker server without actually sending a transfer transaction. Right now I just do a transfer ...
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Tezos in BigQuery: blockchain analytics on public data

There are growing number of crypto currencies currently translated into public access via BigQuery by means of Google Cloud. For example, see here, here, or here. Also this article in Forbes about ...
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How to receive payments with Velos?

In the comments about the project of layer 2 solution Velos, Stephen Andrews says The method that I've illustrated will distribute tez to any address (doesn't have to be another Velos user). The ...
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Is it recommended to be 100% delegated for a baker?

I am wondering if my baker will miss any endorsements (or blocks) being 100% delegated. I have heard that they still must have some free capacity because required deposit may vary from cycle to cycle ...
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tzscan.io Balance on web site differs from their API calls

I have noticed that Balance seen at https://tzscan.io that KT address may not always match exactly with their API calls https://api6.tzscan.io/v3/delegator_rewards/ and https://api6.tzscan.io/v3/...
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"Unhandled error: Failure backtracked" while trying to creating a contract

I'm trying to work with the example code from the liquidity documentation for Contract.create(). The code compiles and tests on the online-editor properly. It also deploys using the editor. But when I ...
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Language features needed for Marigold

In the Marigold presentation it is stated that But first, project resources are dedicated to a new smart contract language for Tezos. What currently exists was sufficient for the Marigold ...
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Is a 51% attack possible in Tezos?

I was reading there was a recent 51% attack to Ethereum. Basically, hackers rented enough computer power to get 51% of the mining power, and insert false transactions into the blockchain. I wonder ...
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How to solve Permission denied error on Mac when setting up a Tezos node and running alphanet.sh

I am trying to get a Tezos node up on Mac OS. Ran the following in sequence in a Tezos directory I created: curl -o alphanet.sh https://gitlab.com/tezos/tezos/raw/master/scripts/alphanet.sh chmod +...
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Wallet using the secure enclave of the iPhone

P-256 signing curve can be used for tz3 accounts. One of the secure enclave able to store a 256-bit elliptic curve such as P-256 is the one present in iPhones an Macs with Touch ID or Face ID. Is ...
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What are nonce-revelations?

I'm in the process of setting up a HA baking infrastructure with multiple full nodes and a single baking service that can move to a different node if one goes down. I think I've got a handle on most ...
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Is there a Tezos equivalent of ERC?

I’d like to read / contribute to existing contract standards on Tezos, is there an open source movement like ERC?
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Running a Baking Node on Azure - any considerations?

Are there any issues compared to On-Premises implementations. I also like to find out, how many tokens we need for the rewards to cover the cost of operation. I assume, more tokens staked doesn't ...
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How to generate a fake but valid protocol hash?

How do I generate a fake but valid protocol hash, like ProtoGenesisGenesisGenesisGenesisGenesisGenesk612im?
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What is the circulating supply?

I'm looking at Tzscan's API for the circulating supply. 611 454 213 tez were distributed to fundraiser participants and early backers. About 24 458 195 tez (16%) of TF + DLS funds should now be ...
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How to run unit tests?

I have downloaded the source code and built my node from scratch. What command should I run in order to double check that all unit tests run fine? In particular I am interested in running the unit ...
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Is tezos-node single or multi-threaded?

Does the tezos-node work on the mempool in a single or multithreaded fashion ? Would it be useful/necessary or not in order to scale-up the throughput of the chain when the number of transactions to ...
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What is the BigMap container and why does it matter?

I have heard in many places that Tezos is making use of a specific kind of container called BigMap in order to store data inside a smart contract. The object must be relatively complex because so far ...
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How to encode a transaction offline? [duplicate]

I'm writing an offline signature program without rpc,i have to encode transaction into bytes and I want to know the encoding rules. What should the tag parameter fill in? Under what circumstances do ...
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Is there any way to get the Tezos binaries latest version? [duplicate]

How can I get the Tezos binaries of the latest version?
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Docker vs local build for baking on mainnet?

It seems some people encounter difficulty setting up a baking operation using docker on mainnet. My question is two-fold 1) does docker offer some advantage in principle vs an actual build on local ...
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Time based Delegations possible?

Would it be possible, to make a "time-based-delegation"? I.E.; I want to delegate for 5 Cycles to Bakery A and after that for 10 Cycles to Bakery B and so on. Could something like this be realized ...
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Would it be possible to find a Derivation path for a public TZ1 address

I can not find my original Ledger Derivation Path that i used. I have tried all combinations that are known to be the default values of Tezbox: 44'/1729'/0'/0' 44'/1729' 44'/1729'/0'/1' etc. None ...
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How can I create unencrypted addresses?

In my alphanet tezos-client, tezos-client gen keys <address> creates an unencrypted address, and requires the --encrypted flag to create an encrypted address. But in the mainnet tezos-client, ...
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What details should I look into when choosing the right baker to delegate?

What are the basic criteria to compare the quality of various candidate bakers when whom to delegate to ?
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How do I fix './mainnet.sh status' reporting wrong status of docker containers?

After updating to latest mainnet.sh and latest docker images (I think - I have no idea where to look for the version number) and restarting the docker containers, ./mainnet.sh status fails to report ...
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How do I know my password or backup information is not being shared when creating a new wallet?

Several services offer to create a new tezos wallet/account/key (tz1...). For example, consider Galleon Wallet. By entering a password, it produces a new wallet: You then need to choose a set of 12 ...
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Where can I read the changelog for the tezos-client Docker image?

I got notified of a new version of the Tezos client Docker images (via the shell script which accompanies it). But there's no mention of the new version number or changelog. Where can I read the ...
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How to run a baker with ledger (remote signer)

I would like to know how to run a node on a VPS using hardware wallet. Everyone is recommending me to dig on "remote signer" but I coudln't find much info on it. is there any detailed explanation on ...
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Node does not start syncing

I had the node fully synced just a couple of days ago and had to restart several times while working on things. Now it wont start syncing and keeps throwing these same errors - any ideas on how to fix?...
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When are Tezos Rewards Unfrozen?

When are the baking and endorsing rewards earned by a delegator unfrozen by the protocol? Looking at the Tezos docs I see the lockup for a security deposit is PRESERVED_CYCLES (5) but it makes no ...
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Best way to have your node connect to a URL (DDNS)

The node I need to connect to has a variable IP. I've set up a Dynamic DNS service and use the following workaround to connect to it: ./tezos-admin-client connect address $(host myddnsaddress.net | ...
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Does the baker, endorser and accuser have to run next to the same node?

I have 4 nodes running, all using the same remote signer. In this type of setup, can the baker, endorser and accuser run on either node? Or do they manipulate some local state so they have to group ...
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Can inject operation but can't preapply operation, returns 400

I can inject an operation but can't preapply an operation, it returns 400. I checked the body's format and it's OK. Why does this rpc return 400? I can inject the operation.
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How do rewards for revelations work?

According to the documentation a baker should receive 1/8 XTZ for making a revelation operation. As a solo baker I have baked about 8 blocks so far and as such I would expect to have received a total ...
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transfer to tz account, which is balance 0 but is a inactive delegate,need pay burn fee?

As Stephen Andrews says: An inactive implicity account is a tz account with nil (0) balance which isn't registered as a delegate/baker Question: I transfer to a tz account, which has balance 0 but ...
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Why a reveal operation?

In order for everybody to be able to validate signatures, public keys have to be stored on the blockchain using reveal operations. As far as I understand, such operations are not needed in Ethereum, ...
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How is chain_id computed?

The RPC GET /chains/<chain_id>/chain_id returns: 'the chain unique identifier' How is this identifier computed?
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Is there a threshold for seed generation?

by reading the doc we see that there are 128 nonces per cycle, and all revealed nonces are used to generate the seed. Any baker who fails to reveal their nonce forfeits all rewards for the respective ...
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Do I automatically start baking if I have 10,000 or more tezos in my wallet?

I am just wondering if I can run the wallet with my private key on an cheap Ubuntu VPS to start earning baking rewards.
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Is a VPS with DDOS protection sufficient security for a Tezos bakery?

I was thinking about using Virmach $5.00 Windows server 2012 plan with the following specs: for example SSD1G 1GB DEDICATED RAM // 1 vCORE // 25GB+ SSD (HW RAID 10) // DDoS Protection Available // ...

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