Joining Eth2 Medalla Testnet with Geth and Prysm

For this “tutorial”, I have used these instructions in a fresh Ubuntu 20.04 Server virtual machine. You may need to add “sudo” in front for some of the commands. I have used the instructions at Prysm docs (https://docs.prylabs.network/docs/testnet/medalla) as an initial reference point. Initial Setup Update your packages and install required packages Make a Prysm …

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How To Secure Ethereum Private Key or Seed Words With VeraCrypt

What is VeraCrypt? VeraCrypt is a free open source disk encryption software for Windows, Mac OSX and Linux. VeraCrypt is based on the (now-defunct) TrueCrypt. As stated on their homepage (https://www.veracrypt.fr/en/Home.html), VeraCrypt is able to: Creates a virtual encrypted disk within a file and mounts it as a real disk. Encrypts an entire partition or storage device such as …

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2020 Guide on the hardware for Ethereum 2 staking

Note: As of May 2020, the Ethereum 2 Phase 1 is not live yet and is currently in the multi-client testnet stage. There are still scant details on the hardware requirements for a staker in Ethereum 2 Phase 1. Depending on the flow of information from the dev teams, I will strive to update this …

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How To Dollar-Cost Average Into Ethereum

Related Post: How to buy cryptocurrencies using SGD in Singapore Dollar-Cost Average? Dollar-cost average (or known as DCA) is the most effective way to increase your Ethereum-related wealth or wealth (denominated in Ether – native currency of Ethereum). Cryptocurrencies Are Volatile Cryptocurrencies, including Ether, are notoriously volatile – up, down, up, down, etc. So, when …

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DeFi – Earn high (10%??) interest on your money

In this post, I will talk about the alternative finance world (“Decentralised Finance” or “DeFi”) created by cryptocurrencies, specifically Ethereum. I don’t think that I can explain DeFi better than the short write-up by EthHub – so you can read up on DeFi here. Basically, DeFi refers to a number of decentralized protocols building open …

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