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What day of the week does the Stellar network pay out inflation?

Inflation occurs when both of the following conditions occur: Someone (and it can be anyone) sends a transaction with inflation operation. It's time to run inflation. The inflation round is computed ...
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How can I create a paper wallet for Lumens?

A paper wallet is simply a public and private key that are written on paper, rather than stored digitally (in a text file or document). You can create a paper wallet by any of the following methods: ...
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What day of the week does the Stellar network pay out inflation?

It depends on when somebody initiates it. From the same page you linked to: Inflation is run in response to an inflation operation that anyone can submit to the network. This operation will fail if ...
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How to send my Lumens from Keybase to Coinbase

I was able to send XLM from Keybase to Coinbase. In Keybase, select "Send" -> "To a Stellar Address". To Field: Coinbase Wallet ID (e.g. GDQP2KRQGH...) Amount: select amount you want to send (even 1 ...
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How does the Stellar Network tell the difference between a newly issued token and a Lumen?

Assets in Stellar network are represented as a pair that consists of: the code of the asset (ex. MOBI) the issuer account of the asset (ex. GA6HCMBLTZS5VYYBCATRBRZ3BZJMAFUDKYYF6AH6MVCMGWMRDNSWJPIH) ...
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What is the correct way to implement sub-accounts within one master account?

Your question is similar to how the stellar documentation describes customer accounts, which has two recommended methods: Maintain a Stellar account for each customer. When a customer deposits ...
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How much inflation to expect each week?

Based on the Stellar Core inflation operation you can expect to receive at least {your XLM balance} * 0.000190721 every 60 * 60 * 24 * 7 seconds (one week). This however does not include the ...
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Is something like smart contracts possible in Stellar?

There is no Turing complete language that is executed as part of the system like in Ethereum and others. That's one of the reasons transactions are so fast on the Stellar network. But you can have ...
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I found ID of account merge and the lumens are missing

GAX3BRBNB5WTJ2GNEFFH7A4CZKT2FORYABDDBZR5FIIT3P7FLS2EFOZZ is "invitesHot" You got lumens from an SDF invite, and the invite email or website (don't remember which) says that you have to perform a ...
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What is the policy for changing base fee?

There is no official policy. When a need arises, the community (of validators) can discuss the issue and decide whether they want to make a change or not. To answer your other question, the reserve ...
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Is something like smart contracts possible in Stellar?

Yes, there is something similar, but no programming language is needed. The smart contracts functionality is possible by using operations that allow for offer management, payment, while adjusting ...
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What day of the week does the Stellar network pay out inflation?

12am UTC on Tuesdays every week. The other answers tell you how it works, but I felt it necessary to answer the actual question, of "What day of the week" by actually looking historically. To ...
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How can I create a paper wallet for Lumens?

I think that currently the best way to store the keys to Stellar account in the form of a paper wallet is mnemonic code as described in SEP-0005. This Stellar Ecosystem Proposal describes how to ...
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How can I create a paper wallet for Lumens?

You have only two secure options and the first one is not as secure as the second one. First, create a public/secret pair on the Stellar.org account viewer. This is the only web site that has our ...
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How can I fund my Stellar wallet on the Test Network

It happens occasionally that the friendbot account is depleted. Mentioning it in one of the official channels (keybase is a good one) will usually get it refilled quick smart. It probably should be ...
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How to send my Lumens from Keybase to Coinbase

Part 1: Coinbase Login to Coinbase and select "Portfolio." Click on "Stellar Lumens" in the list of currencies. Click on "Receive." Note the Address and XLM Memo. Part ...
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What is the policy for changing base fee?

Actually, there's an informal official policy: The base reserve and base fee can change, but should not do so more than once every several years. For the most part, you can think of them as fixed ...
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How does Lumens encourage use as currency vs asset?

The primary function of XLM is to be the common base currency of asset exchange. This is evident in the fact that it is the only asset for which no trustline is required. With a common base currency, ...
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Missing Lumens after upgrade

Sorry for posting again, but I resolved my problem and I may be able to resolve yours too. It appears that my previous upgrade attempt did not actually go through. When I logged in again on launch....
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Minor difference in XLM balance

This is a really interesting case and indeed there seems to be 0.00002 XLM missing. How did you come up with this? Now let's dig into this accounts transactions. You can get the raw data from a ...
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Are lumens required for a custom network?

A custom network is basically just running an own seperate ledger/blockchain, so it does not cost any real XLM. There will be your own equivalent of network tokens that you'll be able to mint yourself ...
sui's user avatar
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How the staking on stellar website works

There is no way to "stake" Stellar Lumens. It looks like you've been scammed.
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Fishy or legit email from Stellar Lumen

It's a phishing scam, see the discussion at reddit. https://www.reddit.com/r/Stellar/comments/k3cpwe/email_from_stellarorg_this_morning_have_i_been/
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I cant reclaim back my lumens,inflation lumens problems

We got scammed...it was via a email from coin desk leading to a sneaky copy website of stellar account... This is real: https://accountviewer.stellar.org/#!/ This is the scammer fake one which has a ....
Nick's user avatar
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How to send Lumens to an uninitialised stellar address pragmatically

The very first payment to an uninitialized account has to be performed with the createAccount operation.
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Do anchors need to hold lumens for converting to assets or its direct credit trusting the anchor?

You don't need to have an equivalent amount of Lumens. But you need to have the base reserve fee and some Lumens. You need to spend 100 stroops (0.00001 XLM) for each operation that you perform, ...
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Do anchors need to hold lumens for converting to assets or its direct credit trusting the anchor?

You do not need to hold Lumens to be an anchor. You are supposed to hold the actual asset (like the real BTC) that your token represents before you send it.
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Does a Historical Traffic Chart for the Stellar Lumens Platform Exist?

Looks like Steller Expert offers some of this information.
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