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How will someone new to EOS create an EOS account today

There are a few ways to setup EOS ACCOUNT if you don't have one already: Ask a friend that has an existing EOS account owner to create one for you. Use an account generator tool or service https://...
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How to validate if an Account exists?

I found it in Dawn 4.0 release, it's simply is_account(account_name) Check out the eosio.token new contract in transfer action, release: https://github.com/EOSIO/eos/blob/dawn-v4.0.0/contracts/eosio....
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How to register an account on the testnet/mainnet?

There's not a command to create an account on EOS chain out of a "thin-air". To create an account we always need a "parent" account which will create the new one. So, if you want an account, what ...
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How to change active key for an account?

Looks like I found the answer I was looking for. cleos set account permission accountname active '{"threshold": 1, "keys": [{"key": "NEW_ACTIVE_PUBLIC_KEY", "weight": 1}]}' owner When having weight ...
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How to get an account on EOS mainnet?

If chain wasn't started yet, and I have some EOS ERC20, then I need to register my tokens. I need to make sure, to save my private key, which will become an owner key to my account Yes, you need to ...
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How to create a separate EOS permission for voting using cleos

There are basically two steps you need to do. First you create a new account permission and then you give it the authority to use voteproducer action on eosio contract. As a prerequisite for this ...
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How to delete eos account?

After some research, account cannot be deleted.
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Explain account parameters

NET bandwidth is the amount of space in the blockchain log consumed. RAM is the amount of space in multi-index containers CPU is the wall-clock time consumed as measured by the producers when the ...
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How does account recovery work?

This issue is discussed Here on GitHub by Dan and also in his development update a few months ago The general concept is that every account will have three special permissions: owner, active, and ...
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How will account name-squatting be prevented?

It won't. I spoke with Dan about this recently and there is no intention to prevent name squatting. However, you cannot use a name to defraud someone so your squatting might be speculative but it ...
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How to validate if an Account exists?

There's a new intrinsic in the slim branch, but isn't declared yet in a header. extern "C" int64_t get_account_creation_date(account_name account); It looks like this function will fail if the ...
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How to register an account on the testnet/mainnet?

Before you start You need to generate 2 sets of private and public keys, 1 for the active permission and 1 for the owner permission. If you have access to cleos, you can do this with the following ...
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What is the difference between cleos create account and cleos system newaccount?

cleos create account is for boot purpose, several accounts MUST created first before deploy eosio.system contract. See more. eosio.bpay eosio.msig eosio.names eosio.ram eosio.ramfee eosio....
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What is the difference between cleos create account and cleos system newaccount?

If the system contract isn't running, then accounts don't need to buy ram or stake resources. cleos create account works in this mode. If the system contract is running, then accounts need enough ram ...
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How will account name pricing work on names shorter than 12 characters?

The full text of Name Squatting section in the Dawn 4 release notes is as follows: Due to the limited development time between now and the release of version 1.0 of the EOSIO software, we are ...
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Is it possible to derive an eos account name from a public key?

Yes, it is possible. Using cleos you can just run this command: cleos --url https://api1.eosdublin.io get accounts <EOS public key> This will give you a list of account names associated to ...
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What is the purpose for each of the eosio.* system accounts?

Bios sequence tutorial (Deprecated Wiki) explain these well - eosio.token, eosio.msig. The remaining accounts are described below. all RAM trading fees sent from user to eosio.ramfee all proceeds ...
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How will someone new to EOS create an EOS account today

I ran into the same problem. So I developed my own solution. You can try it out by visiting https://namevault.co. The dApp lets you create an EOS account without having any EOS, existing keypairs, or ...
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How to transfer ownership of an account to another EOS key pair?

Yes, you can. Original fff account's owner key and active key are EOS4zQiTie***tBQ4. bob@bob-VirtualBox:~/eosio-wallet$ cleos get account fff permissions: owner 1: 1 ...
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How to delete eos account?

when someone create an account it will be propagated to all BPs and then be stored on blockchain comprising with 2 public keys. In EOS eco-system user has only one way to transfer EOS to each other ...
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How to calculate memory quota, net bandwidth and cpu bandwidth limit in an account?

You can do that by simply running cleos get account youraccount, also you can check it out in https://eosflare.io Finally, if you want to have a better understanding about EOS RAM and Bandwith check ...
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How to get operations history of account?

You can simply request a node to give you the action history of an account. Using cleos: cleos --url https://api1.eosdublin.io get actions <EOS account name> Using eosjs: const eosjs = ...
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How to get operations history of account?

Of course, eosjs provides method getActions. Here's an example: const Eos = require('eosjs'); const api = new Eos({ httpEndpoint: 'https://eos.greymass.com', chainId: '...
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What happens when wallet is kept unlocked on eos mainnet?

My doubt is, what are the consequences if someone leaves his/her wallet unlocked for a while? The wallet is just a software that doesn't communicate with nodeos directly. If you have your wallet ...
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How to solve "Account using more than allotted RAM usage"?

You can buy more RAM for your account xxxxx: cleos system buyram xxxxx xxxxx "10 EOS"
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How to check (within a smart contract) if an account has an associated smart contract?

I believe this project by NSJames might be able to help you. https://github.com/nsjames/Account-Has-Code I believe the idea is an existing contract you can ask if another account has code on it or ...
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How first EOS account was created?

When an EOS blockchain is created, it will implicitly create an account (called eosio). This is a privileged account that can be used to setup and configure the blockchain, as well as create new ...
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Setting a key to NULL

The permission that you would set your account to would not be a key, but would instead be the account eosio.null@active. This is a special permission that can not be used by anybody ever (it has no ...
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cleos create account error with Chain API plugin is not enabled

As I can not comment yet due to the low reputation as I made the account recently, I have some queries related to your problem. You are running cleos command at port 8899 whereas you did not mention ...
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How do I create a non staked account on jungle testenet?

So you always have to stake something to have the account: First check that the creator account (e.g. accname1) has funds... ./cleos.sh get currency balance eosio.token accname1 ... and the output ...
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