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  1. Any chance he used a hidden account with an additional passphrase on his original Ledger? I don’t know if this would create different addresses though. The setup and recovery procedures are listed here: https://support.ledgerwallet.com/hc/en-us/articles/115005214529-Advanced-Passphrase-options
  2. Also to add, you don't need those apps on the Nano itself. The Nano is just used to sort of generate the transaction(s). If you have the 24 words, and an (empty) Nano, that's all you need. Maybe a bit off topic (sorry), but using an empty Nano may even be some way to secure your funds. Either just keep it empty, or put a small amount of some other coin(s) on it, with its app(s). So if someone gets access to your Nano, he/she may find a few coins on it. Since there's no XRP app installed, maybe that person won't get the idea to check if you also own some XRP... When the time comes you need to access your stack, just install the XRP app. This also means your 24 words are as important as your Nano including the PIN code. So store those 24 words at least as safe as the Nano itself. Keep in mind events like theft, but also fire... If both the Nano and the words are destroyed by the same event, well... you can guess.
  3. Hi, maybe this will help: https://www.xrpchat.com/topic/22174-how-to-get-alv-coins-using-ledger-nano-s/?tab=comments#comment-338865
  4. Hoi Danny, I agree, the text in the image is unreadable. I actually did that on purpose: I figured most wouldn't understand Dutch anyway, so it's just to show how it appeared in the newspaper. The 'translation' was added in normal text below the images, for everyone to read. But next time I'll try to add a readable image, or a link to one!
  5. Yeah I would also prefer another newspaper to post it, but on the other hand, it's also about getting the name 'Ripple' out there. Since many people do read this newspaper (yes even the financial section), slowly but surely people may just realise it's not only about Bitcoin.
  6. First of all I hope the way I post this is ok, had to click trough several scary warnings first. So if not, happy to see the post deleted, and apologies in advance So.... nice way to wake up... One of the largest Dutch newspapers (De Telegraaf) posted an article about Ripple (and David Schwartz) in the Financial section this morning. Shame about the graph though This article is behind a paywall, so can't really link to it... I put it trough Google Translate: Banks step carefully over their fear of cryptocurrencies. Instead of being worried about what is and is not allowed by the regulator. they are now mainly afraid that they will fall behind on their competition. by Dorinde Meuzelaar That says head cryptography by Ripple David Schwartz, who is currently traveling through Europe in search of new customers for the Silicon Valley company. Ripple is a bit of a strange duck in the bit of crypto coins. Unlike bitcoin, there is a central organization behind it, the company was founded in 2012. Moreover, from the very beginning, the company has focused on the financial sector, where bitcoin has just been embraced as an alternative means of payment with which the user can bypass banks. Ripple provides a network for payment transactions between banks. This could be done faster and better by using a digital currency issued by Ripple: the XRP, although the cryptomunt is usually called ripple by users. The company wants to compete with Swift, the international payment system with which some 11,000 banks are connected. Ripple does not have that scale yet, but the company can count customers such as Santander, HSBC and Bank of America. According to Schwartz, the door at the bank no longer closes immediately as soon as you start using crypto coins. "Banks are more open to solutions that do not resemble what they already do. A year or two ago there was still a lot of concern, what is allowed and what is not? But now they are afraid to fall behind, almost every bank now has an innovation department. " Some of the fears of banks about abuses in the volatile sector seem justified. Last week it was announced that the US Department of Justice has started an investigation into the manipulation of prices of digital coins. Schwartz still calls the trading platforms for cryptocurrences a weak link. "They are mostly young companies and there is little transparency about how safe their activities are," says Schwartz. "As a customer you want to know that a company has its affairs in order, that is not possible now." At the end of last year crypto coins frequently made the news because prices rose to astronomical heights. In two months time, the price of 1 bitcoin increased from about $ 4,300 to almost $ 20,000. The course of the XRP also shot up. The coin cost $ 0,0066 in January 2017, and $ 3.39 a year later. "The interesting thing about that period is that the sector as a whole rose, and also fell as a whole again. So no distinction is made between the different currencies, "says Schwartz. The software developer compares it with the dotcombubbel. "Even then, all the shares that had to do with the internet went up massively. That is not surprising, because the entire sector also grew. " Until the moment that companies had to prove themselves. Schwartz: "The more mature the market is, the more a company must show that it also offers a solution to a problem. We will soon see that in the cryptosystem. And even if you have a good product, it can still go wrong. Altavista and Lycos were great companies, but it was Google that became dominant. "
  7. I'm really not sure, but doesn't step 19 of this https://www.xrpchat.com/topic/22174-how-to-get-alv-coins-using-ledger-nano-s/?tab=comments#comment-338865 expose the secret key of your nano?
  8. Opgegeven... er is nog geen datum bekend toch (behalve 4-6 juni)? Dit i.v.m. werk... Grtz
  9. Om die 2FA uit te schakelen/te resetten moet je even contact met ze opnemen. Ik heb het nooit bij Gatehub gedaan, maar wel bij (veel) andere bedrijven toen mijn telefoon verloren ging... Ze willen dan even verificatie zien dat je het echt bent, dit verschilt per bedrijf. Actuele foto van jezelf met een paspoort / webcamgesprek / telefoontje / enz. Maar daarmee kan 2FA in ieder geval uitgeschakeld worden... Misschien heb je hier iets aan (snelle zoektocht op Google): https://support.gatehub.net/hc/en-us/articles/115004144825-Deactivate-2FA
  10. This is exactly the reason why I'm running one. I'm nowhere near a Linux expert, and it wasn't hard to setup. I first used the wietsewind package, but when I ran into some minor issues it was a bit difficult to find file locations, because everything was running in a container. No issues with that, but instead of learning about that I figured I'd set one up using the Ripple tutorial. Very easy, and it was up and running within 10 minutes or so. (I set the size to medium by the way). After 2 weeks I noticed it wasn't validating anymore, and apparently rippled went down. I made a quick script to check for errors, and if present, restart the rippled service. According to my log it has restarted automatically 2 times in the last month, so it seems to be working. Also it shows good stats on the Ripple validator page (https://xrpcharts.ripple.com/#/validators). I got the domain verified as well. After submitting it the Ripple guys weren't able to verify it immediately, but they responded quickly via e-mail, and after I sent them some files to verify it was all set up. Unfortunately I ran into some issues a couple of days ago when I noticed the Agreement percentage dropping to nearly 0. I restarted rippled, but no result. I started Googling, and I find it's a bit difficult to troubleshoot. I mean: I'm not able to . I just can't find how to do it. To be honest, I can't even locate the log-file (but I guess I have to put a bit more time in it). Anyway, in the end I restarted the vps and Agreement is up to 70% now, so I'll give it another day, we'll see. So.... easy to setup, troubleshooting is another matter (for me that is....).
  11. Ik reken soms even een paar opties uit voordat ik koop. Gezien het gemak van iDeal betaling valt me Litebit niet tegen qua prijs, maar ik heb ook mindere ervaringen met ze, dus gebruik ze zo min mogelijk. Laatste keren heb ik BTC (ja sorry) gekocht via bitonic, en deze via bittrex/binance/changelly gewisseld voor XRP. Dat gaf een iets betere koers dan Litebit, scheelde denk ik zo'n 1,5% (rekening gehouden met de fee om BTC weer te versturen en te wisselen voor XRP). Nadeel is natuurlijk dat je eeuwen moet wachten tot die BTC betaling confirmed is, dus het hele proces tot je XRP in je wallet hebt duurt via deze weg wel een uurtje. In die tijd kan de prijs natuurlijk ook wat doen... Je ziet op deze manier meteen hoe supersnel die XRP is. Laatste keer had ik XRP via Binance gewisseld en deze opgenomen. Nadat ik de opname had bevestigd keek ik bij de pending withdrawals, maar daar kwam hij maar niet bij te staan... Na een kwartiertje toch lichte stress, totdat ik de XRP in mijn wallet zag... Het opnemen van die XRP ging in dat geval dus sneller dan het wisselen van browser
  12. 43 here. Perfectly happy with my car (C70 convertible), but would like to work a little less. I can't say that I work hard, already doing parttime (80%), but 50% would be nice. It would be more of a hobby than work. And it would give me plenty of time to spend some XRP... I used to want early retirement, but then again I read an article that a (nice) job is the cure for most problems. Apparently it's good to feel needed . So love my car, love my job, and love XRP!
  13. Maybe it's just human nature. I remember buying my first piece of BTC (yeah, I confess), and thinking 'what am I doing...??'. I poured in my first 1K a year ago thinking this probably would turn out to be the stupidest decision ever. After this I started reading and quickly found XRP and went all in. FUDded out partly, but learned my lesson and am happy with my XRP's. It may be a cultural thing, but here in the Netherlands there's a lot of jealousy. People don't say 'Wow you bought a brand new car, great! Good for you'. They'd rather think it's a nice car, and would want to buy one too, but they'll point out it's fuel use is really high... I read about an experiment once: people got to choose between winning 75K or 100K. If you chose 100K, your neighbour would get it too. Well, guess what, the majority chose 75K. Again I think this is human nature: subconsciously needing to be better (richer) than others. Taking that first leap of buying is scary for most. Many friends I have do speak english, but don't follow it anymore when it gets a too technical. Also many don't want to put in the time to read up on the subject. So what do you do if your neighbour has some crypto, and its price rises, and you don't have any? Either you buy too, or you ridicule that person. Again, buying requires a bit of reading and/or a leap of faith. So not buying is easier and safer, but you'll need to address the FOMO in that case. You could see this behaviour in action on websites by the end of 2017. Whenever there was a 'crypto' subject, and the prices had risen, the comments were like 'it's a bubble / fools / you will lose it all'. Of course! Because ridiculing would again confirm they made the right decision by not buying. And what's even better, most comments were negative! So you weren't the only one who didn't buy, thus confirming your 'right' decision (confirmation bias: you filter out the information that doesn't suit you). So to save themselves from the pain of seeing someone else making money, they ridicule all together. Then came the time when the prices dropped. Now the real fun started: 'see! told you! s*ckers! losers! good for you! hahahaha!'. Again, confirmation that they made the right choice, of NOT buying crypto. Like the neighbour experiment: it hurts less to lose some, than for someone else to win more than you! So, to summarize: if someone doesn't buy crypto, from that moment on he/she needs to emphasize that the right choice was made, to prevent (mental) pain. Sorry, it's getting a bit longer than I wanted, I'll get to the point: I think there are 2 types of people: -Those who have an open mind/read about it: they (will) buy XRP (or whatever...) -Those who are scared/don't want to take the time/don't have cash: they don't buy. And from that moment on they don't WANT to be convinced that they made a bad choice, because the unthinkable other option simply hurts too much. So I talk about crypto with friends/colleagues: after the first words I know whether they have an open mind or not. If they do, I'll tell them about XRP (and why most other coins are useless). If not, fine, go watch your savings account.
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