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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Bitcoin to XRP wallet transaction lost

I use Coinbase. Went to to purchase XRP so created a toast wallet. I then sent the btc to xrp wallet via Coinbase. The transaction showed complete a few hours later but never showed up in my xrp ...
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Bitcoin VS ripple

Ripple is infrastructure technology that empowers financial institutions to make real-time Why is Rippple crypto-currency fast? I would like to know more about the quick reasons. Including ...
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Ripple's fees per transaction

I have Toast Wallet in order to store my XRP properly. Now I want to perform my first transaction from my wallet to my exchange in order to understand how it works. In a note of the Toast Wallet is ...
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Who is allowed to open Ripple Gateway? [closed]

Ripple's gateways are only opened to financial institutions like banks and credit card processing companies or anyone who is willing to invest into Ripple's infrastructure ?
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Examples of trustworthy ripple paper wallets?

Which are examples of trustworthy ripple paper wallets? I've been reading on the internet and I have found several websites for generating ripple paper wallets: ripply.eu, bithomp.com, gatehub, ...
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Bittrex API, generating a wallet address for XRP returns a tag but no address

So I'm trying to generate an address to send XRP to Bittrex via their API. They return the JSON as such: {"Currency"=>"XRP", "Address"=>"2705xxxxx"} Do I just use the tag given and assume the ...
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Why does Ripple use Blockchain technology in the first place?

This is what I understand Ripple's use-case with banks. You and I announce to a trusted third party that $10 million of my money should now be considered yours. This third party isn't a middleman who ...
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Trying to Understand Ripple's Ledger [closed]

I am trying to make sense of Ripple's ledger. My question: Is there one ledger, known as the Consensus Ledger, or are there two ledgers: known as Conensus ledger and Validation ledger? Context: I ...
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Looking for initial Funding to Activate My XRP Account

New to GateHub, I just deposited some BTC to my wallet. I need to enable BTC trustline in order to receive the BTC. However, I don't have the initial XRP in the wallet to enable me set the BTC ...
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What if during transaction Ripple price drops, in this case the receiving bank will get less amount

Suppose bank A wants to send 100 USD to bank B using ripple. As per other answers, time taken for this transaction ranges between 4-7 seconds. But, what if the price of ripple drops drastically during ...
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How will Ripple handle the 50,000+ advertised TPS?

I've tried wrapping my head around the Ripple "consensus process". From my understanding, Ripple creates a new ledger version every 4 seconds, computed by a set of "validating nodes". But herein lies ...
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Any other sites for exchanging bitcoin for ripple apart from shapeshift and changelly?

I want to buy some ripple using bitcoin, but shapeshift sets a minimum for the transaction that is way above the initial deposit of 20 XRP necessary for an unfunded ripple wallet. At the moment of ...
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What is the purpose of the 20 XRP cost to start a wallet?

Does the money stay in the wallet or is it used to pay for something? If it's used to pay, who does it go to? If it stays in the wallet, am I allowed to take it out and drain the wallet later ...
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Ripple paper wallet: is “ripplepaperwallet.com” safe?

I've been reading on the internet and I have found several websites for generating Ripple paper wallets: ripply.eu, bithomp.com, gatehub, etc. I'm not sure if these websites are official Ripple ...
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Ripple's validation of transactions / Ripple white paper?

Is there a ripple white paper or some safe source to understand how the transactions are validated and made in the ripple network? VS Bitcoin, XRP is not mined, so how is the agreement reached? (I ...
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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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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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Why are the fees for converting Ripple to Bitcoin so high?

So I've very recently gotten into cryptocurrencies and after making a bit of money on bitcoin, I decided to try an altcoin. I used Changelly to convert my bitcoins into XRP and the fees were very low. ...
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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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How to run my own Ripple RPC server (full node)?

I'm following this manual: https://ripple.com/build/rippled-setup/#installation-on-ubuntu-with-alien and getting error below. ix@pwrg:/media/ix/ledgers/.src$ sudo rpm -Uvh https://mirrors.ripple.com/...
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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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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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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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Destination Tag of Ripple Desktop Wallet

I want to withdraw some xrp from an exchange and deposit to my Ripple desktop wallet. I know the address to deposit, but what is the destination tag? The exchange does not let the destination tag to ...
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How do i can track all my own transactions in ripple.Whether any user is submitting or withdrawing ripple

Thanks in advance. I have one fixed address on ripple and user will be submitting and withdrawing ripple currency in my site. I need to track all the transaction happening with all my users. Please ...
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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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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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IOUs - Cold wallet relationship (Poloniex, Kraken, Gatehub)

(I'm new to cryptocurrencies.) Please answer the following questions seperately for Poloniex and Kraken if they behave differently. 1) Can I buy example given XRP on Poloniex or Kraken and send it ...
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How are 'Not Mineable ' cryptos able to verify transactions?

NEM, Stratis, BitShares are 'non mineable' cryptocurrencies. How do they verify transactions if there are no miners? Maybe nodes only? Or... what am I missing here? I ask because I assume with a non ...
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Ripple Asset Fees

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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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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Website with trading and Ripple wallet?

I plan to start crypto trading with Ripple and other coins. What litebit.eu type of site you recommend which support Ripple and many other coins and has wallet for Ripple too? If i use litebit i need ...
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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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Buying Ripple XRP with Bitcoin BTC

I have Bitcoin in my Coinbase wallet. I want to buy Ripple on another exchange since Coinbase does not trade Ripple. Do I copy and paste my Bitcoin alphanumeric key code from Coinbase to the other ...
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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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How Ripple actually transfer money from one bank to another?

Imagine there is bank A from USA and bank B from England, and they are both on Ripple Network. Bank A wants to transfer $100 to bank B. How does bank A put money in the Ripple network? Does it need ...
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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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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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How to create offer using JSON RPC in Ripple

I am currently working on Ripple API here but have not been able to figure out how to create offer using JSON RPC, I will appreciate any help from you guys
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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?