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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 do I install the Stellar app on my Ledger Nano S

I just received my Ledger Nano S and understand that it has support for Stellar. What is the procedure to install the app on this device?
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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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Who is the bifrost counterparty?

From what I read, Bifrost is like a kind of distributed exchange, allowing BTC/ETH to become XLM or Stellar-based tokens. It also enables the reverse flow. If I use a bifrost enabled service (or ...
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Reason for base fee change?

According to the documentation, the base reserve (0.5 XLM) and base fees (0.00001 XLM) are fixed, but over time they will likely be changed: The base reserve and base fee can change, but should not ...
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Enforcing Non-Native Asset Transactions

I know the Stellar network can be used for exchanging all types of assets - Lumens, USD, apples, whatever. When exchanging non-Lumen assets between accounts, the network doesn't actually perform the ...
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How can I determine when the last inflation was distributed?

So inflation gets run once a week according to the docs. My question is how can you tell when the last inflation was run, and subsequently when the next inflation is eligible to be generated. Also, ...
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Why did the project settle on XDR for external data serialisation?

In recent years new protocols for externalising data have become popular. Schemes like Protocol Buffers & Avro are in common use. Stellar uses XDR, a scheme from the 1980s which is (as far as I ...
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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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Why is asset conversion limited to 6 hops?

Is there a technical reason asset conversion in the builtin distributed exchange is limited to 6 hops? Or is it because of the six degrees of separation principle?
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Are there any steps taken to prevent spamming the Stellar network?

Many wallets have recently received a transaction with advertisement for an inflation pool in the memo text. With a fee of 0.001 XLM, massively spamming the Stellar network seems to be pretty cheap. ...
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Is the client responsible for the federation lookup and response?

According to the documentation when you do a federation lookup by name the server can specify the memo_type and memo text in the response. https://www.stellar.org/developers/guides/concepts/...
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Question regarding Stellar Attachment Convention 'route' param and general clarification

Regarding the attachment convention, is my interpretation correct? Attachments are sent outside of the ledger. The sha256 hash of the attachment data is included in the transaction's memo field only ...
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Comparison of Transaction Speeds vs. Other Platforms

Does anyone have a comparison of technologies and transaction speeds/costs for XLM vs. Ripple vs. SWIFT vs. Conventional Mediums. It would be great to create an infographic or comparison table based ...
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Can I create a non-fungible token?

I would really love to use a stellar token for a game to track e.g. ownership of different areas/land? Is this possible with stellar?
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How to get a list of all nodes on the network

Is there a registry of some kind that I've missed? If not, how does one get an overview of the full Stellar network? I wouldn't mind if I had to 'spider' my way across nodes, asking each what its ...
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Is there a way to get a list of all asset pairs being traded on the distributed exchange, and the order book for each?

For example, I see a few here: https://coinmarketcap.com/exchanges/stellar-decentralized-exchange/ Are there more, and if so what's the data source? Thank you.
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Can Stellar-core be packaged in a container system such as Docker?

I want to incorporate Stellar-core and horizon into my private infrastructure using Docker. Can Stellar-core be packaged in a container system such as Docker?
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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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How is node membership handled on Stellar?

I'm looking through the whitepaper and getting a bit confused on an issue. (3.2 Examples and discussion) mentions a tiered structural approach similar to the Internet with various Tier 1 nodes run by ...
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How can I find my test transaction from Get Started Guide code on the Stellar TestNetwork?

I've been following along the 'Get Started' guide on the Stellar Developer's site and practicing with the Java code that is provided in the 'Transactions' chapter. When executing the sample code to ...
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Do transaction fees scale with the size of the transaction?

Does the transaction fee increase with larger transfers of XLM? If so, by how much?
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Send funds with Fees Included or Not Included?

Is it possible, to program in an option for sending funds minus fees, or plus fees? To have a choice, depending on the situation. For example, I want to use Lumens to pay for coffee, it's $5.00. ...
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How to build and sign transactions without SDKs?

Following on the keypair generation thread, I am working on SDKs for different languages and I would like to build, sign and submit transactions so my question is what are the steps to do so? Let's ...
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How to generate a Stellar keypair without the SDKs?

I want to develop SDKs for other languages and would like to start by generating keypairs so what would be the steps starting from scratch using a crypto lib? The steps I am looking for are: generate ...
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Does the ratio of number of transaction of number of operation mean something?

I've observed the ratio of transaction count and operation count for a while and there is high fluctuation in the relationship between them. Could someone explain me how the ratio reflects the growth ...
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What is the best method for key validation?

In particular, the seed key, but really this applies to both. I'm looking for the best way to validate that a key is formed correctly. I know it has 56 chars and starts with "S" for seeds and "G" for ...
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How to get base64 envelope for transactions or operations?

I am trying to get the resulting base64 output of creating operations and signing transactions but I can't find the method in the transaction object. I know there is transaction.toEnvelope().toXDR() ...
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A beginner friendly and transparent guide to inflation pools?

As of writing, Google Search for "stellar inflation pools" reveals: a reddit post with a comment that links to other posts Inflation | Stellar Developers page promotional site for an existing ...
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Transaction fails without error code

I'm playing with the Stellar java SDK and I'm trying to send to send some Lumens from a fully funded account to an other account on the testnet. Once the transaction is complete I get back a response ...
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Upper limit for managed data

The manage data operation allows binary values to be associated with an account. The documentation doesn't mention any upper limit to this data, but there surely must be. What is the limit? Or does ...
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How to find the public key given only the seed?

If I have only the seed to an account, how can I find the public key?
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Inflation pool ledger protocol

When signing up for an inflation pool the hash on my Ledger and what was being displayed on the Stellar Laboratory did not match. I know that I am signing with my Ledger but is there any way for ...
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Where will the tokens released on Stellar be stored?

Can you store tokens in any Stellar wallet like erc20 tokens in an Ethereum wallet?
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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 does Stellar solve the problem of “double-spending”?

Every digital currency has to solve the problem of double-spending somehow. What is Stellar's approach to keeping me from spending my money twice at the same time?
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What is the rationale behind locking up base_reserve?

In Stellar, you must hold a certain amount of XLMs in your account or else you can't perform transactions. What's the monetary rationale behind this requirement? It locks up money in accounts for no ...
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Is there a speed difference between the SDKs?

The JavaScript Stellar SDK facilitates integration with the Stellar Horizon API server and submission of Stellar transactions, either on Node.js or in the browser. It has two main uses: querying ...
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Is it possible to require authentication without a federation server?

According to Compliance protocol is it possibile to handle a completely regulated "AntiMoney-laundring" flow. The Compliance Protocol is an additional step after federation. In this step the ...
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What is the purpose of the Inflation *operation*?

Note, I'm not asking about the purpose of Inflation. What is the purpose of the inflation operation? Who would issue this operation in a transaction? Is it a way for account holders to check if they ...
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Does a Historical Traffic Chart for the Stellar Lumens Platform Exist?

I'm aware of https://dashboard.stellar.org/ to view live platform transactions, but I would like to access a historical growth chart. As new apps and tools get brought on board, and as more people ...
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Reserve Balance Increase for Each Trustline?

Is there an additional reserve balance required for "each trustline created",above the standard to create an account, or has this been eliminated?
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How do I ensure that validator maintenance is safe for the overall network?

In the event of applying security patches, system upgrades, etc., how do I ensure the validators that depend on mine will not be affected when I have to turn off my validator?
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What would a transaction between two parties who unknowingly use XLM look like?

What would be the mechanisms or applications needed to make this happen?
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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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Is stellarpool.net safe? [closed]

Is stellarpool.net safe enough so that the BLACKWALLET disaster will not happen to this inflation pool? As we know what happened before about people losing a lot of their coins during online ...
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How is a private key more secure than the account / password authentication? [closed]

At the beginning of Stellar, we used a Account / Password authentication to access our Stellar balance. Why has this been changed and what are the Pros to now use a private key instead of Account / ...
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What prevents the Stellar Development Foundation from flooding the market with the ~90M XLM they hold?

I do trust the SDF, but am wondering if there is any mechanism in place to keep them in check.
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How do nodes in the Stellar network work?

Transactions are near-instantaneous in Stellar because of the Stellar Consensus Protocol. How exactly do the nodes verify transactions and check them with each other? Can a malicious node hurt the ...
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How to become a “Verified entity” on Stellar Dashboard?

A number of nodes appear as "verified entity" in the Featured live network nodes section on https://dashboard.stellar.org/. Who is verifying and what are the requirements to be listed as "verified"?

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