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What elliptic curves are used by Tezos?

Yes, Tezos supports three types of keys associated with 3 kinds of elliptic curves tz1 for Ed25519 keys, tz2 for Secp256k1 keys (same as Bitcoin/Ethereum) tz3 for NIST P256 keys which may have led ...
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What is the difference between implicit vs originated accounts?

Implicit accounts are accounts created from a public/private key pair. They start with tz{1,2,3}. They are always spendable, but not delegatable. They can be used for baking. They are created on the ...
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What is the adequate fee for a reveal operation?

The question as stated confuses different things. A "reveal" operation is an operation that writes on the chain the public key associated with a public key hash for an implicit account. The fee ...
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Address prefixes

Look at this file https://gitlab.com/tezos/tezos/blob/master/src/lib_crypto/base58.ml The relevant section is the Prefix module at the end module Prefix = struct (* 32 *) let block_hash = "\001\...
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Genesis Balances

1) Here they are $ ./tezos-client rpc get /chains/main/blocks/1/context/contracts | grep KT1 "KT1WPEis2WhAc2FciM2tZVn8qe6pCBe9HkDp", "KT1W148mcjmfvr9J2RvWcGHxsAFApq9mcfgT", "...
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How can one keep account active

Active accounts For the first question, it depends on what you mean with "active". This term has at least two meanings in the context of Tezos. First, an implicit account (i.e. a Tezos account that ...
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When setting up a contract, what do the fields mean?

Manager : the keyhash (tz) of the account that can spend the money on the contract, if the contract is spendable, or change the delegate Spendable : is it possible to spend the money on this account ...
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What is the difference between implicit vs originated accounts?

Implicit accounts They are the only account that can take part in baking process. They start with tz1..... and in order to bake, they must be registered as delegate. They can bake on behalf of ...
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How does Tezos manage its mempool?

Sure, "non-commutativity" has its challenges. Mempool management is closely aligned with incentive mechanism and thus the baker's strategy. In tezos, as far I know, endorsement operations have higher ...
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Terminology of Address Types

As said in the glossary, tz accounts are called "implicit accounts" and KT1 accounts are called "originated accounts" or "smart contracts" (these two expressions are ...
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What is the adequate fee for a reveal operation?

The fee for adding a new account to the global state (--burn-cap with tezos-client) is 0.257 XTZ. The origination burn is calculated as Tez_repr.(cost_per_byte *? (Int64.of_int origination_size)). ...
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tzscan.io Balance on web site differs from their API calls

This is how delegator rewards work - when you are looking at the delegator rewards for a given cycle (e.g. cycle 79), the balance displayed is that from the snapshot, which occurred 7 cycles prior. ...
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How are KT1 accounts originated?

The only role of the KT1 hash is to be a unique handle. It's computed from the parameters of the origination operation so that no two operations can yield the same handle. See origination_nonce in ...
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"Operation is outdated and may never be included in the chain"

Your Chain is not synced yet. (timestamp: 2018-12-06T06:17:48Z, validation: 2019-04-03T14:08:44Z) As you can see, the chain is currently in 2018-12-06T06:17:48Z. To check if the chain is synced you ...
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What Activate-Reveal an account refer to

These are very different operations... activate_account is an anonymous operation that bootstraps the account with some coins purchased during ICO. So, this is for the ICO participants only. Or for ...
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How to create a delegatable implicit account via command line? I want to delegate to a baker from a TZ1 address

I didn't try it but the "normal" way doesn't work? ./tezos-client set delegate for "my_implicit" to "delegate" Source: https://tezos.gitlab.io/api/cli-commands.html?highlight=set%20delegate Since ...
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How can i modify the balance of account on Tezos?

In sandboxed mode, if you want to change the default parameters (balances, time between blocks, blocks per voting period, …) you can edit the sandbox-parameters.json file (located at the root of the ...
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General solution for getting fungible token balance off-chain

A better approach would be to use an Indexer. In general wallets only communicate with the chain directly to inject an operation or to do some sort of highly specific task with a single contract. ...
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My account has not been revealed

Welcome @Sarah. Tezbox is considered defunct/unmaintained. It is good of you to move off of it. KT1's are not needed anymore; that's why it was creating a tz1 for you. Your best bet is to just ...
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activate Fundraiser account

Your non-activate Tez (not tezzie), are not visible on the chain. You must activate your ICO account first. https://activate.tezos.com/ You will need the original PDF, email, and password from the ICO....
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Error on activating account on docker -alphanet

I think you node hadn't sync with the alphanet full block yet. after start your docker or if you build from source that execute this bellow command ./tezos-node run --rpc-addr 127.0.0.1:8732 --...
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