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XLM is the currency symbol for lumen, Stellar's native currency.

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How are the Stellar (XLM) and Ripple (XRP) protocols different?

How are the Stellar Consensus Protocol and the XRP Ledger Consensus Process different, and what does it mean for users?
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How to create a token on the stellar network?

How does one go about creating tokens on the Stellar network?
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Does every transaction on Stellar need XLM as a bridge between 2 assets?

Do we need XLM for every transaction as a bridge currency or only where asset pairs are not established? (I'm not talking about the transaction fees in XLM which are always due)
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How do I select an inflation destination?

How does one set an inflation destination to receive inflation Lumens?
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How can I list and sell Stellar based Tokens (not XLM)?

Reading this example (https://www.stellar.org/blog/tokens-on-stellar/), I can see that creating a token on Stellar is straight forward. I'm not completely sure how to do it yet, but I do understand ...
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What are the best ways to calculate the time for XLM transaction based on the projected growth of the network?

I'm curious how to best estimate the time per transaction as the existing number of transactions double/triple/10x. Currently I know the infrastructure of federated endpoints is meant to optimize for ...
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Is something like smart contracts possible in Stellar?

Is something like smart contracts possible in Stellar? And if yes, what programming languages could be used to write them?
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Scalability on Stellar network

The Stellar network actually can proceed +/-1000 tps. The consensus protocol runs through xy servers. If mass adoption of cryptocurreny happens will the scalability issue more or less automatically be ...
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How does the Stellar Network tell the difference between a newly issued token and a Lumen?

When issuing a new token (as part of an ICO or otherwise), how is this new token differentiated from a Lumen (or any other token) within the Stellar Network? For example, in the case of a new MOBI ...
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How would I make a transaction to buy a physical product using the Stellar Network?

My understanding of the SCP is that when a trade happens it must hold the same value across the network. If a transaction happens that is not a 1 to 1 exchange and is validated by a node it is ...
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Why is XLM considered to be the most liquid asset on the stellar network?

I sometimes encounter statements like "XLM is the most liquid asset on the stellar network" or "XLM has trading pairs with all other assets on the network", etc. Is there something in the protocol ...
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How does using "channels" increase transaction volume?

Referencing this documentation page: https://www.stellar.org/developers/guides/channels.html. How does using a different source account to pay the transaction fee help increase your transaction ...
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captive core does not work

I want to use the captive core of stellar-horizon v2.0.0, but the following command does not work. Instance is building a new. As far as I read the docs, I don't think it will make http requests to ...
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What is the process for the community to propose an XLM lockup?

Let me start by saying I am not proposing a wholesale token "burning" as I believe that could have unintended negative consequences long term. However, considering the tremendous price appreciation ...
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Why can't you purchase XLM using standard currency?

It says on this page [How to buy Stellar Lumens (XLM) in the US]. If you live in the United States, you won’t find a cryptocurrency exchange offering Stellar Lumens for direct purchase. You have ...
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Is there an online wallet that supports 2FA and pays inflation?

I'm currently holding my XLM on an exchange wallet (Binance) and I don't believe they will pay inflation as I do not own the private key of an exchange wallet. I don't want to maintain my own hardware ...
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What knowledge and skills are needed to create an App payment checkout with Stellar Network?

After reading about lighting network from Bitcoin, i stumbled into this website that is "Testing" payments through lighting network which supposedly makes the transactions faster. https://store....
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How to do make the minimum XLM deposit upon account creation

How would one typically send the prerequisite 1 XLM to a new account upon creation? Is this done by including the transfer from another account to the new account as part of the creation process?
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Missing Lumens after upgrade

I recently upgraded my old Stellar account to the new network. After upgrade page says Upgraded! You had XXX lumens in the old network To access your account, go to account viewer But I see 0 XLM in ...
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How is Stellar network protected against spam? Are there scalability solutions?

After todays meeting with Stellar dev in Kraków some issues have raised in my mind that I couldn't easily find the answer to: From what I've heard, Stellar is capable of handling like 1000tx/s. With ...
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How to check if a custom currency cannot longer be issued

I am trying to check for various currencies, if they have set the master weight of the source account below the medium threshold of the source account. According to the documentation that would mean ...
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XLM storage on hardware wallets Ledger Nano S vs Ledger Blue

How comes that Ledger Nano S supports XLM and Ledger Blue does not? Has it something to do with Stellar or Ledger because there should not be a difference which Ledger you use for safe storage of ...
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XLM historical price API

I am developing a mobile app dealing with prices of certain cryptocurrencies including XLM. I got a big problem in getting the historical data of the price of XLM compared to USD. I found many but ...
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What gives stellar value?

As a bridge currency, why does it need to have value or increase in value from a practical standpoint? Is it all just speculation?
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Do tokens created through Stellar map one-to-one? [duplicate]

One more token question! When creating a token using Stellar, as described in https://www.stellar.org/blog/tokens-on-stellar/ - do the newly created tokens need to map one-to-one? Ie. one XLM to one ...
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How to listening new XLM transaction for multiple accounts

I'm totally new in stellar network. I have experienced create transaction listener for bitcoin and ethereum by listen to every new transaction, if that transaction contain my address it send callback ...
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Create a Token to use within my application

I am working on an application that would use a Stellar Token as a reward system. I am a bit confused on how I would be able to give these tokens an XLM value. I know I would have to create a sell ...
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Custom keypair with the Ledger Nano S

Generating a vanity address with a custom suffix is easy (from a custom made script) but is it possible to use the generated keypair with the Ledger Nano S? If so, how?
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How I can buy SLT for gryvna (Ukrainian money)?

Is that possible to buy SLT (SmartLands token) for UAH (Ukrainian hryvnas)?
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How can I update my TOML file if I can't access my website's folder directory?

Currently for my website I'm using Weebly, which is one of those drag and drop no code sites. They don't let you access the websites directories internally, so I am having a hard time creating the ...
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Can you make a locked coin fountain?

I've got a kinda weird idea about how business and cryptocurrencies could work together. The idea requires a DEX (like Stellar has), the ability for people to make their own tokens (like Stellar has) ...
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When you create a custom token (asset) on Stellar do you receive the Lumens (XLM) in your wallet for each one sold?

When you create a custom token (asset) on Stellar and request that 10,000, for example, be made available, do these all simply appear without cost to you (minus nominal account costs of a few Lumens) ...
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How to configure native currency in a private network

I would like to know how we can configure the native currency in a private network? I would like: Change the name of the native currency Change the number of native currency created in the first ...
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Where is an accurate source for XLM to USD exchange rate?

Where is an accurate source for XLM to USD exchange rate? I'd like to programatically keep offers in line with market rates.
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Where can I check the voting status of Protocol 20?

It says that the Soroban upgrade will start if it is approved by validator voting on January 30th, but where can I check the voting status?
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HISTORY_STALE_THRESHOLD option doesn't work

After referring to this documentation, I set HISTORY_STALE_THRESHOLD to 0 to prevent 503 Historical DB is too stale error when I submit a transaction. This stellar-core code says 0 is the default ...
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Query on Stellar based cross border payment

I have a query regarding cross border payments based on stellar Actually we are building a solution of cross border payment based on stellar, as I have read the documentation , I have found that there ...
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How can I access a wallet that failed to sync to Trezor?

While setting up my Trezor Model T with an XLM wallet, the Trezor Device went into an "inconsistent" state while sending XLM to activate the wallet. All addresses were verified, problem is ...
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Easiest Way to Send Lumens to Several Addresses?

I'm not looking to start writing programs here (hopefully!! lol)...just a one-off "airdrop" (I guess it is called) to a list of public addresses, probably stored in a .csv text file. I'm ...
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Transferred XLM to my old address? How can I recover?

I have transferred my xlm from Binance to BitBns. I sent to the saved address. Later I realised BitBns changed my xlm address. I have given the correct memo which is still active. It's been 24 hours ...
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Not seen my account for 18 months +

Does anyone know how to get my coins back from the old Stellar Lumen wallet? I haven't realised what has been going on so the site isn't the same anymore and I don't know how to access them via the ...
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Stellar amount sent from Ledger Nano S wallet to a destination wallet address but not received

I have some amount of Stellar on my Ledger Nano S wallet and tried to send it to another wallet address. The transaction is successful. Although the amount is decreased from my ledger wallet and the ...
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Anchorusd trustworthy?

I recently decided to cash in my free lumens from last year on keybase So I looked into it and transferred my lumens to an anchorusd account using the anchorusd android app Keep in mind I have never ...
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BlockEQ wallet does not open. What to do?

Today I wanted to open a BlockEQ wallet on my Mac. A window will open, but it is completely white and nothing more. For BlockEQ wallet, I have only 12 phrases and a PIN code. What to do? How can I see ...
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How to creating anchors for crypto currencies and mapping the native deposit addresses

Actually I want to create a crypto currency wallet using stellar anchors. I do not want to run a dedicated node for any crypto coin and also not want to depend on any 3rd party service that's why I ...
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Why does the price of Lumens and other cryptocurrencies move with the price of Bitcoin?

Lumens and Bitcoin seem like unrelated technologies, with different purposes and technical designs and capabilities. Why is the price of XLM correlated to BTC?
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Bifrost not updating events after ether sent to address warning error thrown

h=00000000000002c4e16bb85581427717efbd418a3e954064b2b532e02672a568 blockTime=2018-04-11 20:10:28 +0000 UTC pid=2514 service=BitcoinListener transactions=1 WARN[2018-04-11T20:10:39Z] Error extracting ...
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what is the minimal balance for staking xlm

when i try to participate in the staking i have this message in my wallet Your balance is too low to participate in staking on the Stellar network What is the min balance?
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How to prevent programmatic Stellar account creation

I've created an app that includes a Stellar account creation as part of he sign up process. Someone is problematically creating accounts, which keeps draining my distribution account that I use to ...
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Balance not equal to inputs

This account has two inputs: 1 and 0.5 XLM. However, the balance does not equate to 1.5 XLM. Why is that? http://testnet.stellarchain.io/address/...
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