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What is the difference between Ripple and Stellar?

I went through the site but I don't see how Stellar differs from Ripple. I see that there are differences in distribution, everything is made open source from day one and the company is non profit ...
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How does one mine Stellar

I was able to mine Ripple for a time using boinc, will Stellar offer something like this? are there other ways to mine Stellar?
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What happens when a fork/network split occurs on the Stellar network?

Say some country decides to somehow block all outgoing Stellar connections for 30 minutes. With a voting based consensus that Stellar has chains in both networks progress with a similar speed. After ...
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Stellar UTF-8 Support

We are developing the open government auctions system on “Stellar” platform. We forked Stellar and run our own network. We’ve added Lot creation transactions, auction participation, bids etc. There ...
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Regarding Stellar as an Alternative currency transaction manager

I am working on an alternative currency. We are not wedded to any particular software, but have definite term and conditions for participants. Our own dispute resolution system, and standard of value. ...
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Direct vote and SCP quorum

So there is a fixed 1% annual rate of new stellar creation. These new stellars will be generated on a weekly basis and distributed via a direct voting method. But, there's a distinction between what ...
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Is the Stellar inflation voting public?

The Stellar network allows users to vote on who will earn its 1% annual STR inflation. I am wondering - is this information publicly available on the Stellar ledger or somewhere else? How can one find ...
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How does Stellar multi-signing happen practically?

In Blog we read, that Government & NGO came together to sign the transaction, and in docs we read that transaction is invalid if it includes signatures that aren't needed to authorize the ...
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Does AUTHORIZATION_REVOCABLE flag affects all credits help or up to any amount?

If one issues currency with AUTHORIZATION_REVOCABLE flag, and account A hold 100 credits of it, can issuer revoke only 13 credits? Can account A spend the rest 87 credits as normal?
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How do I use Stellar API to power my Universal Trading and Multicurrency Payment+Transacton Gateway?

I am planning to build on top of Stellar a unified universal gateway+trading platform(all frequencies) for banks and financial institutions to power ultrafast international payment transfers in fiat/...
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Is there a public API server for Stellar?

I'm writing a Stellar application. I'm looking to use the API provided by stellard without running a copy of it myself. Is there a public API server for Stellar?
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How to convert Stellar Lumens into USD

I have created Stellar account. I have to transfer lumens to other account in USD. How can I convert lumens to USD? On stellar site, it is mentioned that we have create trust line with provided ...
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Disjoint quora slices and global ledger status. [closed]

Theoretically, if all the nodes in the quorum participate only in disjoint slices, then there wouldn't ever be a single global state of the ledger. Does Stellar help identify such scenarios in the ...
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REST API to create Stellar account?

In the REST API documentation, I didn't see an option to create an account. Obviously then, the code snippet here to create an account has to be front-ended by some other API so that a request to ...
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Compiling Stellar-core on windows: where does mingw/cygwin come in

I am trying to compile stellar-core code on windows but I can't to figure out what to do with mingw to make it work. I.e. I have downloaded and installed all required tools including mingw but I don't ...
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Do all consensus algorithms aim to solve the Byzantine generals problem?

Can I clarify my understanding: Byzantine Fault Tolerance is a characteristic of a system to tolerate a class of failures belonging to the byzantine generals problem. Byzantine Fault tolerance is ...
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Oauth - can my application use Stellar Oauth?

Does Stellar have Oauth, or is it on your road-map ?
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make: *** No rule to make target 'all'. Stop. Stellar-core [closed]

I followed the instructions on how to install the stellar core but when I ran make install, I got this error: make: *** No rule to make target 'all'. Stop. I configured it and everything worked ...
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How to fund an account in a Stellar private network?

I know, I can set-up a Stellar private network as described here. Once set-up, an account needs to be created as described here. The Stellar documentation says - In order to prevent people from ...
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Does a Stellar ledger contain all the state of the world? How does it scale?

So, I'm new to Stellar and trying to make sense of the (somewhat) confusing terminology here. It sounds like a Ledger is like a block in Bitcoin, in the sense that it opens and closes every so often. ...
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How do i list my ICO token created on Stellar to an exchange?

I believe stellar has a built in exchange called stellarterm for tokens created through their platform. My question is am I able to list my token on another exchanges or are we limited to only ...
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The vanishing XLM! Help please?

This question is about my Bitcoin core wallet, I got XLM with the airdrop when the Bitcoin Core wallet added XLM to the wallet. Got it months ago now and its been fine just sitting there until today, ...
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Error getting bitcoin block to process from DB

i am installing a full node on a linux server and i'm trying to connect to bitcoin with BIFROST(https://github.com/stellar/go/tree/master/services/bifrost) but i am getting the error below which ...
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Receiving payments from users for over 150 coins

I would like to receive cryptocurrency payments for bitcoin, ethereum, ripple, stellar and over 150 different altcoins via my website. Similar to a cryptocurrency exchange such as Binance, I would ...