Questions tagged [ripple]

Questions about Ripple are off topic. This tag should be used for questions regarding Ripple, an alternative cryptocurrency. Such questions can include how Ripple works and things that can be done with it. Ripple is also known by its ticker symbol, XRP.

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How to exchange a cryptocurrency from an address that's not in a wallet

Possibly dumb question here (and first-time poster). I have a Coinbase account with several different cryptocurrencies in it. I recently used ShapeShift to exchange ether (ETH) from my Coinbase ...
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BTC to BTC trades on Ripple

I see some BTC to BTC trades on Ripple. Are these just transfers from one exchange to another? Or, is Ripple being used as a mixer?
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Can I recover funds where the wrong destination tag was used while transferring ripple to bittrex? [closed]

Is a refund possible if i entered the wrong Destination tag and the right address while transferring XRP to my bittrex wallet.
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Is it legal to buy concurrency in USA [closed]

I would like to seek for your help since I would like to have confident answers on the following questions: (please include links for official websites) Is it legal to buy & hold currencies (such ...
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What database engine does Bitcoin and other top altcoins use?

I'm curious to what database engine does Bitcoin and other altcoins use to store their blockchain data. Do they all support sql queries or is it something else? The main ones I'd like to know are: ...
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What can we do with XRP?

I'm trying to get my head around XRP, "the native currency of the Ripple network". I understand that it's a currency that's only used within the Ripple platform to allow for transactions and serve as ...
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Why does bitstamp have two addresses for Ripple?

The bitstamp address "to trust" is rvYAfWj5gh67oV6fW32ZzP3Aw4Eubs59B, however when you withdraw money, it you get it from rrpNnNLKrartuEqfJGpqyDwPj1AFPg9vn1 instead. Why? With weexchange I got the ...
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How do i create my own cryptocurrency? [closed]

There are any guidelines about how to create my own currency from Ripple?
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How can Ripple trust lines be exploited to scam unknowing people?

This ripple forum post says moocowpong1 wrote: "She might also do this for free if she has IOUs from GatewayB and wants to convert them to GatewayA IOUs." She might also do this ...
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Are my ripples gone?

Long time ago I registered on ripple.com and had some ripples there. I still remember my login/password but the site is completely different now and it looks like there is no option to log-in anymore. ...
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Does 20 XRP become unusable once deposited in a wallet?

If I'm sending, say 50 XRP, first time to an exchange or wallet, will 20 XRP be locked forever and become unusable? Since 20 xrp are required to activate that account.
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What happened to the original Ripple Project?

Today, Ripple is the third-largest cryptocurrency by market cap. It uses a consensus algorithm and its only clients seem to be large banks. They open sourced the code on github, but nodes have to be ...
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Why did Ripple do a giveaway?

Was there ever a stated reason for the giveaway? Was this in response to the ridiculous criticisms they received such as "centralization" and concentration of wealth?
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How fast can Ripple transfer money from bank to bank?

I had a debate last night on how fast Ripple is. If I am moving money from bank account a to bank account b, how long would it take? I was told by one person that adding a block takes 8 secs. Another ...
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Ripple Asset Fees [closed]

How would you issue an asset with a fee and then have a customized fee structures once the asset starts trading? Such as Maker/Taker model or customized fees when transmitting the asset after the ...
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Bitstamp ripple bridge clearing time

How long does it take for a ripple bridge transaction to clear? Bitstamp BTC on ripple -> bitcoin address
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Ripples stucked in old Android wallet [closed]

Recently I found some ripples in an Android wallet called RippleWallet. This application doesn't exist on the Play Store anymore and I don't remember where I downloaded it (dumb I know but it was 2 ...
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How can I find out where to buy Ripple? [closed]

Hi I just heard about a new alt coin called "Ripple". How can I find out where to buy Ripple?
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Ripple paper wallaet from Rippley (https://ripply.eu/) code check / safe?

This question is about Ripple, but I hope it's still okay to ask this question on Bitcoin StackExchange: I am eager to put my Ripple in a paper wallet, and from searching the web I found Rippley.eu (...
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Sending Cross Currency in Ripple

I have been facing this issue for a while using Ripple JSON RPC, am actually working on a PoC for cross border transaction, as part of my use cases, I need to send transaction in NGN and be received ...
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Is it still possible to issue your own assets on Ripple?

I was talking to some folks interested in facilitating trade of non-monetary assets (power to be specific). I was thinking that Ripple as a platform may be more suited for such trades than Bitcoin. ...
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What is Ripple and how does it compare to Bitcoin?

What is Ripple, and how does the system compare to Bitcoin?
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Can blockchain be used for auditing?

It has been argued that with the use of blockchain in auditing, the transaction and the record of the transaction will be the same thing. What does this mean?
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Comparison between Bitcoin and other currencies

I am doing a research about comparison between Bitcoin, Litecoin and Ripple (I am thinking about change it to Dogecoin). One of the comparison criteria is privacy. I need some information about that, ...
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Is there a local wallet for Ripple?

The only wallet I can find for Ripple is the standard web client. I don't like the idea of always having to trust a web client with my keys. Is there a local-only client for the Ripple network? If not,...
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RippleAPI how to issue IOUs using preparePayment

I'm trying out the API, and I've set up one 'user' account, and one 'gateway' account. The only difference between the two is that the user has extended a trustline to the gateway account. I would now ...
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Specification of Transaction Inputs - Bitcoin vs Ripple

In Bitcoin, the transaction inputs (UTXOs) are specified as a tuple (transaction index, vout) since there is no notion of an account in the bitcoin system and the address (pointed to by vout) alone ...
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What are the differences (and value adds) among all the different Crypto Currencies?

This website lists hundreds of crypto currencies. Some whimsical, others with a unique value. Is there a catalog, or diff between all the implementations that highlights innovation, or a unique use ...
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Crypto-currency interoperability

My question is about Bitcoin, Litecoin and Ripple, to which other currencies (crypto-currency and regular) they can be exchanged? Are they exchangeable with any currency or can each one be exchanged ...
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How UNL is created in Ripple network? [duplicate]

How UNL is created,Can we create a own network and validate all our transactions?
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I traded XRP for BTC. How do I withdraw my bitcoins from ripple.com?

I traded XRP for BTC. How do I withdraw my bitcoins from ripple.com? I guess I need to withdraw to bitstamp.net somehow?
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Bitcoin without mining

Several months ago I've stumbled an interesting question about the Ripple system: How does Ripple solve the double-spend problem? Specifically about how double-spending is solved in Ripple. As you ...
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Ripple: How is an UNL (unique node list) constructed?

I am interested in UNL construction. If some server S is on the UNL of server T, does this imply that server T is on the UNL of server S? Or in other words if I constructed an UNL graph would it be a ...
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Is demurrage already integrated into Ripple? If so, how does one create a demurrage currency?

The Ripple wiki has a page about demurrage currencies being a possibility in Ripple. However, it's not entirely clear whether this feature is already implemented in the server or client, and if so, ...
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How to create more ripples?

What is the exact procedure for creating more Ripple currency units (XRP) in excess of the default 100 billion that already exist?
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How does ripple verify the signature?

As I understand, the client send the following information to server 1.the hash of the message, 2. public key 3. signature made by private key And the server verified the signature with the ...
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Are Ripple IOUs fungible?

If you hold an IOU from a gateway for $1,000, there's a good chance you'll be able to pay that to nearly anyone at very close to face value. If you have an IOU from some random guy for $1,000, you ...
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Can ripple currency units be integers?

I understand with Ripple that anyone on the network can offer their own currency. Someone cited the example of airline frequent flier miles. Airline miles, in my experience, come in whole numbers. ...
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Ripple Consensus [closed]

I am trying to prove that this holds [cond 1] However this paper shows that the constant should be greater than 2/5 http://www.ghassankarame.com/ripple.pdf Section 8, page 10 Could someone please ...
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How exactly is Ripple decentralized when OpenCoin has so much XRP?

Let us assume in a best case scenario, the Ripple system gets opensourced this year and the 50 billion XRP are distributed fairly to many people in the world. One of the reasons of having XRP ...
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why banks are trying consensus algorithms like ripple

I am wondering that why do we need consensus algorithm like ripple if all the nodes in a system is honest. There won't exist an use case of double spending. I am asking this question because recently ...
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What are the chances of someone coming up with a new and simple/out-of-the-box solution for the double-spending problem?

The proof-of-work solution is simple but has many drawbacks (waste of time, energy and uncertainties about its security in the future). The consensus solutions proposed by Ripple/Stellar are too ...
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How does the Ripple recovery key work? [closed]

I want to understand the process that occurs when a recovery key is used with Ripple. Can anyone explain either the old process (wallet) or the new process (trade)... there was a massive change in ...
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How do you build a Ripple gateway without rippled?

I've noticed that several Ripple gateways now exist, most notably Bitstamp. However, the only documentation I can find on how to create an automated gateway seems to imply that you must have OpenCoin'...
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Is there a rippled Windows binary available for download?

Is there a compiled Windows binary for the Ripple deamon rippled available for download? I only found its source code...
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What purpose does XRP serve in the ripple protocol?

I have been reading over this document that Ripple Labs put out. The document says that: XRP is there to provide two key functions: to prevent abuse of the system and to act as a bridge currency ...
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What Ripple API libraries are available?

I am wondering, what libraries are out there for communicating with Ripple through its API (either websocket or JSON RPC)?
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Bitcoin transactions over Ripple Network

I am interested in using the ripple network in conjunction with bitcoin transactions, but am curious as to interplay between the ripple ledger verification and the bitcoin blockchain verification. I ...
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How big is the Ripple network? [closed]

The size of the Bitcoin network is available here: http://bitcoinstatus.rowit.co.uk/ As the page says, they do this by listening for Address messages that are broadcast over the network. Since the ...
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RippleAPI Prepare Payment Paths object

When using ripple API Prepare Payment method. GET /v1/accounts/{:source_address}/payments/paths/{:destination_address}/{:amount} I am struggling with how should I understand paths part of response? ...

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