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Decentralized Applications (dapps) are the next paradigm shift in the cryptocurrency scene. https://lisk.io/
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Bespreek hier techiek, toepasingen en de toekomst voor Ethereum. Deze sub voor gesprekken over handel, memes, nieuws, prijs en markt aangaande Ethereum en aanverwante technologie. Deze sub is 100% community gedreven.
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[Blog] Ethereum Constantinople Upgrade Announcement - UPGRADE YOUR NODES

[Blog] Ethereum Constantinople Upgrade Announcement - UPGRADE YOUR NODES submitted by Souptacular to ethereum [link] [comments]

[Blog] Ethereum Foundation Grants Update - Wave 3

[Blog] Ethereum Foundation Grants Update - Wave 3 submitted by Souptacular to ethereum [link] [comments]

ICO Analyzer/Moeda token/Binance blog/Ethereum Virtual Machine | #MTHWeekInReview 080

ICO AnalyzeMoeda token/Binance blog/Ethereum Virtual Machine | #MTHWeekInReview 080 submitted by monetha_io to Monetha [link] [comments]

[Blog] Ethereum Constantinople Upgrade Announcement - UPGRADE YOUR NODES

[Blog] Ethereum Constantinople Upgrade Announcement - UPGRADE YOUR NODES submitted by cryptoallbot to cryptoall [link] [comments]

Ethereum on Twitter “[Blog] Ethereum Foundation Grants Update - Wave IV #ethereum #grants https://t.co/Xw39mmIX93”

Ethereum on Twitter “[Blog] Ethereum Foundation Grants Update - Wave IV #ethereum #grants https://t.co/Xw39mmIX93” submitted by giroth to canalstreetcapital [link] [comments]

https://steelcitybookclub.wixsite.com/mysite/blog/ethereum-everything-you-need-to-know-about-the-new-cyrpto-king

https://steelcitybookclub.wixsite.com/mysite/blog/ethereum-everything-you-need-to-know-about-the-new-cyrpto-king submitted by JamesHamilton02 to ethtrader [link] [comments]

I don't understand what to do with shares address ? Can anyone give me some guidances? https://blog.ethereum.org/2015/12/04/ethereum-in-practice-part-2-how-to-build-a-better-democracy-in-under-a-100-lines-of-code/

I don't understand what to do with shares address ? Can anyone give me some guidances? https://blog.ethereum.org/2015/12/04/ethereum-in-practice-part-2-how-to-build-a-better-democracy-in-under-a-100-lines-of-code/ submitted by billni to ethereum [link] [comments]

There is a error to alert me. Why lack gas? I follow the post, exercising the voting function. https://blog.ethereum.org/2015/12/04/ethereum-in-practice-part-2-how-to-build-a-better-democracy-in-under-a-100-lines-of-code/

There is a error to alert me. Why lack gas? I follow the post, exercising the voting function. https://blog.ethereum.org/2015/12/04/ethereum-in-practice-part-2-how-to-build-a-better-democracy-in-under-a-100-lines-of-code/ submitted by billni to ethereum [link] [comments]

There is a error to alert me. Why lack gas? I follow the post, exercising the voting function. https://blog.ethereum.org/2015/12/04/ethereum-in-practice-part-2-how-to-build-a-better-democracy-in-under-a-100-lines-of-code/

There is a error to alert me. Why lack gas? I follow the post, exercising the voting function. https://blog.ethereum.org/2015/12/04/ethereum-in-practice-part-2-how-to-build-a-better-democracy-in-under-a-100-lines-of-code/ submitted by billni to ethereum [link] [comments]

ETH 2 Deposit Contract address and more!

https://etherscan.io/address/0x00000000219ab540356cbb839cbe05303d7705fa
ENS Domain depositcontract.eth is reserved for the deposit contract indefinitely
Dec. 1st Minimum genesis
https://github.com/ethereum/eth2.0-specs/pull/2082/files
First person to stake
https://etherscan.io/tx/0x404d8e109822ce448e68f45216c12cb051b784d068fbe98317ab8e50c58304ac
Official announcement: https://blog.ethereum.org/2020/11/04/eth2-quick-update-no-19/
The launchpad just unlocked : https://launchpad.ethereum.org/
Tools are dropping as I type this.
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Eth2 Contract Genesis Released

https://etherscan.io/address/0x00000000219ab540356cbb839cbe05303d7705fa
This means the official beginning of 2.0, after so much time waiting is finally happening.
Until now more than 1000 eth has been staked in the first minutes of the contract deployment, about 524.288 ether is necessary for the genesis event on the 1st of December, at this rate we will not see any issue for a lack of staked ethereum at genesis.
If you're interested into staking, please inform yourself extensively at https://launchpad.ethereum.org/ about how to setup a node and how to staking properly
Also you can read more about this in the Ethereum blog: https://blog.ethereum.org/2020/11/04/eth2-quick-update-no-19/
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Ethereum deposit contract is launched, mainnet launch 1 dec.

https://blog.ethereum.org/2020/11/04/eth2-quick-update-no-19/
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Onecoin-Scam links in Comments on Ethereum Blog

I just read the blog post about Devcon2 https://blog.ethereum.org/2016/04/05/devcon2-and-blockchain-summit-shanghai-september2016/ and noticed that links to the Onecoin Scam are in the comments section.
If somebody has access to the blog, I think it would be a really good thing to remove those comments to avoid funneling any visitors to their site and so their google page rank isn't being increased. Thank you!
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Potential Ethereum Classic Network Instability Due to a Severe Ethash Library Bug

Potential Ethereum Classic Network Instability Due to a Severe Ethash Library Bug
2Miners pool operators together with Lolliedieb (the author of Lolminer) has discovered a bug in the core library used in both Ethereum and Ethereum Classic after closely monitoring the epoch switch (we always do control important milestone switches for the cryptocurrencies we support).

https://preview.redd.it/zhnaj1jzslx51.jpg?width=1422&format=pjpg&auto=webp&s=b689eafd954d2884bd644684f4d53fd68b1a08ee
Read the complete post: Ethereum Classic: Bits of the Epoch. Potential Network Instability Due to a Severe Ethash Library Bug
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Incorrect Share explanation

For those that are wondering why are you getting Incorrect Shares mining on Dagger algo here's the reason:
https://2miners.com/blog/ethereum-classic-bits-of-the-epoch-potential-network-instability-due-to-a-severe-ethash-library-bug/
Short answer: The issue it's not NH nor Phoenix nor your cards OC; its the pool/node software that needs to be updated/fixed. Therefore the buyers are the ones that need to understand this and use a pool with correct software like 2miners in order for the sellers to avoid Incorrect Shares.
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Announcing the Zinken Eth2 Testnet launch viewing, Monday, October 12, 1145 UTC

Official YouTube Viewing Link for the Zinken testnet Launch
The Zinken ("Zink - en", "ink" pronounced as in "ink pen") Testnet for Ethereum 2 Phase 0 will launch on Monday, October 12, 2020 at 1200 UTC, 8am EDT.
The Ethstaker community will host an abbreviated launch call to celebrate Zinken beginning fifteen minutes before the genesis block proposal.
See this link for the correct call schedule, the network will go live fifteen minutes after this time
The actual Genesis Time is 1602504000
Find a block explorer here: https://zinken.beaconcha.in/
"eth2stats" for Zinken: https://zinken.eth2.wtf (Thanks proto!)
Here is Danny Ryan's official Zinken announcement
This call is being abbreviated to make better use of everyone's time and is expected to last a total of 30-40 minutes.
Q: Why is there ANOTHER testnet?
A: Both Medalla and Spadina had issues with validators being offline at launch and minor client bugs. The developer community feels that it's important to have an ideal testnet launch before moving to Mainnet launch.
Q: Can I get a POAP for this network?
A: You will be able to claim a POAP by sending a PM to the POAP bot in the EthStaker discord #POAP channel during the live call.
A2 : There will not be a block proposer POAP offered for this testnet.
Q: Does another testnet mean there's some kind of problem?
A: No, there's no problem other than the desire to see things work perfectly before launch. Submitting 32 Ether is a huge commitment and we want to be sure that nothing unexpected happens. While this continued refinement may push mainnet back a few days we're still on target for 2020TM .
Q: How can I participate?
A: Most people will be content joining the call or YouTube livestream ([https://youtu.be/YSuiuoeKoq0)), If you launch validators for Zinken please be sure that they are fully updated and online for launch.
Q: Should I shut down Medalla and/or Spadina to participate in Zinken?
A: If you are running a Medalla client please keep it running, it is our long-term testnet. If you are running Spadina you are welcome to shut it down to transfer over to Zinken.
Q: How many more testnets will there be before Eth2 Phase 0 launches?
A: As many as it takes to make sure everything is working exactly as expected. We think there's an excellent chance that this is the final testnet.
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ETH and ETC: Bits of the Epoch. Potential Network Instability Due to a Severe Ethash Library Bug

2Miners pool operators together with Lolliedieb (the author of Lolminer) has discovered a bug in the core library used in both Ethereum and Ethereum Classic after closely monitoring the epoch switch (we always do control important milestone switches for the cryptocurrencies we support).
We have submitted a pull request for the core Ethereum library that fixes the issue — here and here. But this also means the currently running ETC network is still not functioning correctly and is rejecting valid blocks because of the overflow problem. This already leads to the increased invalid block rate and could potentially lead to network splits. 2Miners remain in close contact with the developers we could reach in attempts to propagate the fix.
Read the complete article for more details.
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I bought $1k of the Top Ten Cryptos on January 1st, 2018. Result? -74%

I bought $1k of the Top Ten Cryptos on January 1st, 2018. Result? -74%

EXPERIMENT - Tracking Top 10 Cryptos of 2018 - Month 31 -74%
See the full blog post with all the tables here.
tl;dr: purchased $100 of Top Ten Cryptos in Jan. 2018, haven't sold or traded, repeated in 2019 and 2020, update y'all monthly. July was very strong for crypto. For 2018 Top Ten: ADA finished the month on top. ETH and XRP also very strong. Overall, BTC still waaaay in the lead and is approaching break even point. Three cryptos (IOTA,NEM, DASH) have lost over 90% of value. Over three years, cryptos outperforming S&P if I'd taken a similar approach.

Month Thirty One – Down 74%

Summary after 31 months
Crypto came roaring back in July after an almost all-red June. Each crypto in the 2018 Top Ten finished July at a significantly higher value, led by ADA which ended the month +57%.

Question of the month:

Which member of all three Top Ten Crypto Index Fund Experiments turned 5 years old in July?

A) Bitcoin B) Ethereum C) Bitcoin Cash D) XRP
Scroll down for the answer.

Ranking and July Winners and Losers

Not a ton of movement for the 2018 Top Ten group this month. Cardano and XRP both climbed one position while NEM gained two, clawing itself back into the Top Thirty. Dash headed in the other direction, dropping two places in the rankings.
Considering all that has changed in the world of crypto since the beginning of 2018, it’s interesting to note that only four out of the ten cryptos that started 2018 in the Top Ten have dropped out. NEM, Dash, IOTA, and Stellar have been replaced by Binance Coin, Tether, BSV, and newcomer CRO.
July Winners – It was a very strong month: all cryptos made significant gains in July. But for the third month in a row ADA outperformed the field, gaining +57% in July. ETH finished a close second, up +55% followed by XRP which gained +52%.
July Losers – Even during a good month, NEM can’t catch a break. Its +23% gain made it the worst performer of the 2018 Top Ten.
How has your favorite crypto fared over the first 31 months of the 2018 Top Ten Crypto Index Fund Experiment?
Bitcoin still has the most monthly wins (7) but look at this: thanks to its strong 2020 including three straight monthly wins, Cardano is now right behind BTC with 6 monthly wins. Which project has the most monthly losses? NEM stands alone with 6. Every crypto has at least one monthly win and Bitcoin is unique as the only cryptocurrency that hasn’t lost a month. It came close this month, gaining “only” +26%.

Overall update – BTC approaching break even point, second place ETH in the lonely middle, NEM still worst performing.

Although it wasn’t able to keep pace with its peers in July, BTC continues to slowly but surely approach its break even point. It is down about $1,500 (-12%) since my purchase in January 2018. My initial investment of $100 thirty-one months ago is now worth about $88.
Even though Ethereum has lost half of its value since the experiment began, it is all alone in second place: no other crypto is close.
NEM seems comfortable in its usual place, down at the bottom. It has lost -94% over the life of the experiment. That initial $100 investment in NEM is now worth $5.78. Dash and IOTA join NEM as the only three cryptos in the Top Ten that have lost at least -90% of their value since January 2018.

Total Market Cap for the entire cryptocurrency sector:


Total market cap since Jan 2018
The crypto market added about $82B in July, making up a ton of ground. The last time we saw a similar level in terms of overall crypto market cap was way back in the fifth month of the 2018 Top Ten Experiment: May 2018.

Bitcoin dominance:

Le Bitdom since January 2018
Since Bitcoin receives much of the attention in the press, it may surprise the casual observer to learn that Bitcoin Dominance dropped quite a bit in July, especially considering BitDom had been stuck at roughly the same level for most of 2020. This signals an interest in altcoins and a willingness to buy into riskier cryptos.
Some context: since the beginning of the experiment, the range of Bitcoin dominance has been quite wide: we saw a high of 70% BitDom in September 2019 and a low of 33% BitDom in February 2018.

Overall return on investment since January 1st, 2018:

The 2018 Top Ten Portfolio gained over $70 in July 2020. If I cashed out today, my $1000 initial investment would return about $260, down -74% from January 2018.
This sounds horrible but don’t hang yourself with a celibate rope: the 2018 return on investment is back where it was about a year ago. Take a look at the ROI over the life of the experiment, month by month, for some context:
Yes, you may notice that the 2018 Top Ten portfolio has finished over half of the first thirty one months down at least -80%, but it’s nice to see the low -70s for a change.
So the Top Ten Cryptos of 2018 are down -74%. What about the 2019 and 2020 Top Tens? Let’s take a look:
So overall? Taking the three portfolios together, here’s the bottom bottom bottom line:
After a $3000 investment in the 2018, 2019, and 2020 Top Ten Cryptocurrencies, my combined portfolios are worth $3,6965 ($260+ $1,722 +$1,713).
That’s up about +23% for the three combined portfolios, compared to -10% last month. It also marks the highest ROI of the three combined portfolios since I added this metric this year. The previous high was +13% back in January 2020.
Having trouble visualizing? Don’t worry, I got what you need:
Combined ROI
So, a +23% gain by dropping $1k on whichever cryptos were in the Top Ten on January 1st for three straight years, fine. But what if I’d done the same with just one crypto? Bitcoin always wins, right? Thanks to Reddit user u/sebikun for the idea for a new metric and let’s take a look:
3-year club ROI
As you can see, only five cryptos have remained in the Top Ten for all three years: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, and LTC. Best one to have gone all in on at this point in the Experiment? Ethereum, which would have nearly doubled. Worst choice? If I went with XRP, I would have been down -23%.

Comparison to S&P 500:

I’m also tracking the S&P 500 as part of the experiment to have a comparison point with other popular investments options. The US economy continued to recover in July: the S&P 500 is back up to pre-COVID levels. The initial $1k investment into crypto on January 1st, 2018 would have been worth about $220 had it been redirected to the S&P.
But what if I took the same invest-$1,000-on-January-1st-of-each-year approach with the S&P 500 that I’ve been documenting through the Top Ten Crypto Experiments? Here are the numbers:
  • $1000 investment in S&P 500 on January 1st, 2018: +$220
  • $1000 investment in S&P 500 on January 1st, 2019: +$310
  • $1000 investment in S&P 500 on January 1st, 2020: +$10
Taken together, here’s the bottom bottom bottom line for a similar approach with the S&P:
After three $1,000 investments into an S&P 500 index fund in January 2018, 2019, and 2020, my portfolio would be worth $3,540.
That is up over+18% since January 2018, compared to a +23% gain of the combined Top Ten Crypto Experiment Portfolios.
That’s a 5% swing in favor of the Top Ten Crypto Portfolios! As you’ll see in the table below, this is the first time since I started recording this metric that crypto has outperformed the S&P had I taken a similar investment approach. This is a big turnaround from the 22% difference in favor of the S&P just last month.

3 x $1k crypto vs. S&P

Implications/Observations:

The 2018 Top Ten Cryptos have consistently under-performed when compared to the overall crypto market. This month, for example, the total market cap is down -29% from January 2018 compared to the -74% loss for the cryptos that began 2018 in the Top Ten. At no point in the first 31 months of the Experiment has this investment strategy been successful: the 2018 Top Ten as a group have under-performed the overall market every single month.
This of course suggests that I would have done a bit better if I’d picked every crypto, or different cryptos: throwing that $1k on January 1st, 2018 to Bitcoin, for example, would have lost me -12% instead of -74%.
On the other hand, this bit of diversification has served me well compared to going all in on NEM, Dash, or IOTA, all of which are down at least -90%.
The follow-on Top Ten experiments in 2019 and 2020 have seen similar, but not identical, results. There have been a few examples of the Top Ten approach outperforming the overall market in the first 19 months of the parallel 2019 Top Ten Crypto Experiment. And up until the last few months of the most recent 2020 Top Ten Index Fund group of cryptocurrencies, this approach had outperformed the overall market 100% of the time.

Conclusion:

Crypto had an undoubtedly strong month in July, green across the board. Was this just a happy blip, are we in for some consolidation, or are we on the way up? Stay tuned.
Final words: take care of each other, wear your mask, wash your hands.
Thanks for reading and for supporting the experiment. I hope you’ve found it helpful. I continue to be committed to seeing this process through and reporting along the way. Feel free to reach out with any questions and stay tuned for progress reports. Keep an eye out for my parallel projects where I repeat the experiment twice, purchasing another $1000 ($100 each) of two new sets of Top Ten cryptos as of January 1st, 2019 then again on January 1st, 2020.

And the Answer is…

B) Ethereum
Ethereum celebrated its 5 year anniversary on July 30th, 2020.
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Ethereum on ARM. New Eth2.0 Raspberry Pi 4 image for joining the Medalla multi-client testnet. Step-by-step guide for installing and activating a validator (Prysm, Teku, Lighthouse and Nimbus clients included)

TL;DR: Flash your Raspberry Pi 4, plug in an ethernet cable, connect the SSD disk and power up the device to join the Eth2.0 medalla testnet.
The image takes care of all the necessary steps to join the Eth2.0 Medalla multi-client testnet [1], from setting up the environment and formatting the SSD disk to installing, managing and running the Eth1.0 and Eth2.0 clients.
You will only need to choose an Eth2.0 client, start the beacon chain service and activate / run the validator.
Note: this is an update for our previous Raspberry Pi 4 Eth2 image [2] so some of the instructions are directly taken from there.

MAIN FEATURES

SOFTWARE INCLUDED

INSTALLATION GUIDE AND USAGE

RECOMMENDED HARDWARE AND SETUP
STORAGE
You will need an SSD to run the Ethereum clients (without an SSD drive there’s absolutely no chance of syncing the Ethereum blockchain). There are 2 options:
Use an USB portable SSD disk such as the Samsung T5 Portable SSD.
Use an USB 3.0 External Hard Drive Case with a SSD Disk. In our case we used a Inateck 2.5 Hard Drive Enclosure FE2011. Make sure to buy a case with an UASP compliant chip, particularly, one of these: JMicron (JMS567 or JMS578) or ASMedia (ASM1153E).
In both cases, avoid getting low quality SSD disks as it is a key component of your node and it can drastically affect the performance (and sync times). Keep in mind that you need to plug the disk to an USB 3.0 port (in blue).
IMAGE DOWNLOAD AND INSTALLATION
1.- Download the image:
http://www.ethraspbian.com/downloads/ubuntu-20.04.1-preinstalled-server-arm64+raspi-eth2-medalla.img.zip
SHA256 149cb9b020d1c49fcf75c00449c74c6f38364df1700534b5e87f970080597d87
2.- Flash the image
Insert the microSD in your Desktop / Laptop and download the file.
Note: If you are not comfortable with command line or if you are running Windows, you can use Etcher [10]
Open a terminal and check your MicroSD device name running:
sudo fdisk -l
You should see a device named mmcblk0 or sdd. Unzip and flash the image:
unzip ubuntu-20.04.1-preinstalled-server-arm64+raspi-eth2-medalla.img.zip
sudo dd bs=1M if=ubuntu-20.04.1-preinstalled-server-arm64+raspi.img of=/dev/mmcblk0 conv=fdatasync status=progress
3.- Insert de MicroSD into the Raspberry Pi 4. Connect an Ethernet cable and attach the USB SSD disk (make sure you are using a blue port).
4.- Power on the device
The Ubuntu OS will boot up in less than one minute but you will need to wait approximately 7-8 minutes in order to allow the script to perform the necessary tasks to install the Medalla setup (it will reboot again)
5.- Log in
You can log in through SSH or using the console (if you have a monitor and keyboard attached)
User: ethereum Password: ethereum 
You will be prompted to change the password on first login, so you will need to log in twice.
6.- Forward 30303 port in your router (both UDP and TCP). If you don’t know how to do this, google “port forwarding” followed by your router model. You will need to open additional ports as well depending on the Eth2.0 client you’ve chosen.
7.- Getting console output
You can see what’s happening in the background by typing:
sudo tail -f /valog/syslog
8.- Grafana Dashboards
There are 5 Grafana dashboards available to monitor the Medalla node (see section “Grafana Dashboards” below).

The Medalla Eth2.0 multi-client testnet

Medalla is the official Eth2.0 multi-client testnet according to the latest official specification for Eth2.0, the v0.12.2 [11] release (which is aimed to be the final) [12].
In order to run a Medalla Eth 2.0 node you will need 3 components:
The image takes care of the Eth1.0 setup. So, once flashed (and after a first reboot), Geth (Eth1.0 client) starts to sync the Goerli testnet.
Follow these steps to enable your Eth2.0 Ethereum node:
CREATE THE VALIDATOR KEYS AND MAKE THE DEPOSIT
We need to get 32 Goerli ETH (fake ETH) ir order to make the deposit in the Eth2.0 contract and run the validator. The easiest way of getting ETH is by joining Prysm Discord's channel.
Open Metamask [14], select the Goerli Network (top of the window) and copy your ETH Address. Go to:
https://discord.com/invite/YMVYzv6
And open the “request-goerli-eth” channel (on the left)
Type:
!send $YOUR_ETH_ADDRESS (replace it with the one copied on Metamask)
You will receive enough ETH to run 1 validator.
Now it is time to create your validator keys and the deposit information. For your convenience we’ve packaged the official Eth2 launchpad tool [4]. Go to the EF Eth2.0 launchpad site:
https://medalla.launchpad.ethereum.org/
And click “Get started”
Read and accept all warnings. In the next screen, select 1 validator and go to your Raspberry Pi console. Under the ethereum account run:
cd && deposit --num_validators 1 --chain medalla
Choose your mnemonic language and type a password for keeping your keys safe. Write down your mnemonic password, press any key and type it again as requested.
Now you have 2 Json files under the validator_keys directory. A deposit data file for sending the 32 ETH along with your validator public key to the Eth1 chain (goerli testnet) and a keystore file with your validator keys.
Back to the Launchpad website, check "I am keeping my keys safe and have written down my mnemonic phrase" and click "Continue".
It is time to send the 32 ETH deposit to the Eth1 chain. You need the deposit file (located in your Raspberry Pi). You can, either copy and paste the file content and save it as a new file in your desktop or copy the file from the Raspberry to your desktop through SSH.
1.- Copy and paste: Connected through SSH to your Raspberry Pi, type:
cat validator_keys/deposit_data-$FILE-ID.json (replace $FILE-ID with yours)
Copy the content (the text in square brackets), go back to your desktop, paste it into your favourite editor and save it as a json file.
Or
2.- Ssh: From your desktop, copy the file:
scp [email protected]$YOUR_RASPBERRYPI_IP:/home/ethereum/validator_keys/deposit_data-$FILE_ID.json /tmp
Replace the variables with your data. This will copy the file to your desktop /tmp directory.
Upload the deposit file
Now, back to the Launchpad website, upload the deposit_data file and select Metamask, click continue and check all warnings. Continue and click “Initiate the Transaction”. Confirm the transaction in Metamask and wait for the confirmation (a notification will pop up shortly).
The Beacon Chain (which is connected to the Eth1 chain) will detect this deposit (that includes the validator public key) and the Validator will be enabled.
Congrats!, you just started your validator activation process.
CHOOSE AN ETH2.0 CLIENT
Time to choose your Eth2.0 client. We encourage you to run Lighthouse, Teku or Nimbus as Prysm is the most used client by far and diversity is key to achieve a resilient and healthy Eth2.0 network.
Once you have decided which client to run (as said, try to run one with low network usage), you need to set up the clients and start both, the beacon chain and the validator.
These are the instructions for enabling each client (Remember, choose just one Eth2.0 client out of 4):
LIGHTHOUSE ETH2.0 CLIENT
1.- Port forwarding
You need to open the 9000 port in your router (both UDP and TCP)
2.- Start the beacon chain
Under the ethereum account, run:
sudo systemctl enable lighthouse-beacon
sudo systemctl start lighthouse-beacon
3.- Start de validator
We need to import the validator keys. Run under the ethereum account:
lighthouse account validator import --directory=/home/ethereum/validator_keys
Then, type your previously defined password and run:
sudo systemctl enable lighthouse-validator
sudo systemctl start lighthouse-validator
The Lighthouse beacon chain and validator are now enabled

PRYSM ETH2.0 CLIENT
1.- Port forwarding
You need to open the 13000 and 12000 ports in your router (both UDP and TCP)
2.- Start the beacon chain
Under the ethereum account, run:
sudo systemctl enable prysm-beacon
sudo systemctl start prysm-beacon
3.- Start de validator
We need to import the validator keys. Run under the ethereum account:
validator accounts-v2 import --keys-dir=/home/ethereum/validator_keys
Accept the default wallet path and enter a password for your wallet. Now enter the password previously defined.
Lastly, set up your password and start the client:
echo "$YOUR_PASSWORD" > /home/ethereum/validator_keys/prysm-password.txt
sudo systemctl enable prysm-validator
sudo systemctl start prysm-validator
The Prysm beacon chain and the validator are now enabled.

TEKU ETH2.0 CLIENT
1.- Port forwarding
You need to open the 9151 port (both UDP and TCP)
2.- Start the Beacon Chain and the Validator
Under the Ethereum account, check the name of your keystore file:
ls /home/ethereum/validator_keys/keystore*
Set the keystore file name in the teku config file (replace the $KEYSTORE_FILE variable with the file listed above)
sudo sed -i 's/changeme/$KEYSTORE_FILE/' /etc/ethereum/teku.conf
Set the password previously entered:
echo "yourpassword" > validator_keys/teku-password.txt
Start the beacon chain and the validator:
sudo systemctl enable teku
sudo systemctl start teku
The Teku beacon chain and validator are now enabled.

NIMBUS ETH2.0 CLIENT
1.- Port forwarding
You need to open the 19000 port (both UDP and TCP)
2.- Start the Beacon Chain and the Validator
We need to import the validator keys. Run under the ethereum account:
beacon_node deposits import /home/ethereum/validator_keys --data-dir=/home/ethereum/.nimbus --log-file=/home/ethereum/.nimbus/nimbus.log
Enter the password previously defined and run:
sudo systemctl enable nimbus
sudo systemctl start nimbus
The Nimbus beacon chain and validator are now enabled.

WHAT's NEXT
Now you need to wait for the Eth1 blockchain and the beacon chain to get synced. In a few hours the validator will get enabled and put into a queue. These are the validator status that you will see until its final activation:
Finally, it will get activated and the staking process will start.
Congratulations!, you join the Medalla Eth2.0 multiclient testnet!

Grafana Dashboards

We configured 5 Grafana Dashboards to let users monitor both Eth1.0 and Eth2.0 clients. To access the dashboards just open your browser and type your Raspberry IP followed by the 3000 port:
http://replace_with_your_IP:3000 user: admin passwd: ethereum 
There are 5 dashboards available:
Lots of info here. You can see for example if Geth is in sync by checking (in the Blockchain section) if Headers, Receipts and Blocks fields are aligned or find Eth2.0 chain info.

Updating the software

We will be keeping the Eth2.0 clients updated through Debian packages in order to keep up with the testnet progress. Basically, you need to update the repo and install the packages through the apt command. For instance, in order to update all packages you would run:
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install geth teku nimbus prysm-beacon prysm-validator lighthouse-beacon lighthouse-validator
Please follow us on Twitter in order to get regular updates and install instructions.
https://twitter.com/EthereumOnARM

References

  1. https://github.com/goerli/medalla/tree/mastemedalla
  2. https://www.reddit.com/ethereum/comments/hhvi2ethereum_on_arm_new_eth20_raspberry_pi_4_image/
  3. https://github.com/ethereum/go-ethereum/releases/tag/v1.9.20
  4. https://github.com/ethereum/eth2.0-deposit-cli/releases
  5. https://github.com/prysmaticlabs/prysm/releases/tag/v1.0.0-alpha.23
  6. https://github.com/PegaSysEng/teku
  7. https://github.com/sigp/lighthouse/releases/tag/v0.2.8
  8. https://github.com/status-im/nim-beacon-chain
  9. https://grafana.com
  10. https://www.balena.io/etcher
  11. https://github.com/ethereum/eth2.0-specs/releases/tag/v0.12.2
  12. https://blog.ethereum.org/2020/08/03/eth2-quick-update-no-14
  13. https://goerli.net
  14. https://metamask.io
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EthStaker Calendar Sticky - Updated at least weekly with important events!

^^ Please check the last time this post was edited. If this post is out of date please initiate EA37.
This calendar thread is my attempt to keep everyone updated on Ethereum and Ethereum Staking related events. If you'd like to add something to this calendar please reach out to me on Discord at superphiz#1038.

Upcoming Events related to Ethereum and EthStaker:

2020-11-21 @ 1pm UTC: Staking Workshop with Harithk from Beaconscan - Learn to set up a Staking client in a live workshop. Details pending.
2020-11-24: The final day to submit entries to the Ethereum 2 POAP design contest hosted on the POAP discord #eth2-design-contest discord. At the conclusion of the submission phase, these poaps will be voted on at poap.vote. The winning submission will be used as the POAP graphic for early depositors and proposers on the beacon chain mainnet.
2020-11-24 @ 1pm UTC the final opportunity to submit 32 Ether deposits for inclusion into the genesis block IF 16,384 valid deposits have been submitted. (This time is seven days before the min_genesis_time for the beacon chain)
2020-12-01 @ 12:00pm UTC Ethereum 2 Phase 0 Mainnet launch call IF enough deposits are received in the deposit contract

Recent events

2020-11-05 Medalla Data Challenge submission showcase
2020-11-05 Superphiz bench chat
2020-11-04 Phase 0 deposit contract launch viewing
2020-11-01 EthStaker Trivia Night: this should be a great listen while driving - your family will love it! Tell them phiz said so.
2020-10-29 Community Call #10 w/ Alon Muroch: Secret Shared Validators and Trustless Staking Pools

Links to ongoing programs:

Studymaster is a ten week program where you can learn about Ethereum and take quizzes to prove your knowledge. Participants earn a POAP for their effort. You can join at any time in the cycle. This program is administered by unvetica_solutions and is hosted at https://ethereumstudymaster.com
Collaboration groups are a discord-based program where you sign up and get pulled into a private char with four other people with similar interests. These people can become your "core group" as you learn more about staking and develop capacity to give back to the community. You can sign up for the collaboration groups with this link. electracomplex (JH) is the primary point of contact for the Collaboration groups.
Trivia night will be a recurring EthStaker feature. We're looking for someone who might be interested in being the primary organizer for these.
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Eth 2 has officially launched!!

Just wanted to make a note in the forum where Ethereum had it's first major learning experience. We have learned from our mistakes and are growing stronger everyday.

The ETH 2 Deposit contract: https://etherscan.io/address/0x00000000219ab540356cbb839cbe05303d7705fa
ENS Domain depositcontract.eth is reserved for the deposit contract indefinitely
Dec. 1st Minimum genesis
https://github.com/ethereum/eth2.0-specs/pull/2082/files
First person to stake
https://etherscan.io/tx/0x404d8e109822ce448e68f45216c12cb051b784d068fbe98317ab8e50c58304ac
Official announcement: https://blog.ethereum.org/2020/11/04/eth2-quick-update-no-19/
The launchpad just unlocked : https://launchpad.ethereum.org/
There are now thousands of DAOs. Congrats to all.
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"In practice, I suspect there will be at least one, and probably two as-yet-unnamed steps between Homestead and Metropolis" - Ethereum Launch Process Blog, March 3, 2015

In practice, I suspect there will be at least one, and probably two as-yet-unnamed steps between Homestead and Metropolis
This is quoted from a blog titled "Ethereum Launch Process" on the official Ethereum blog page: https://blog.ethereum.org/2015/03/03/ethereum-launch-process/
Protocol improvements have always been an option, even during in between named releases.
Why are people so afraid of change?...
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