Generate New Ethereum Accounts

This section describes ways to generate new Ethereum Accounts.

There are many ways to generate a new Ethereum account:

1. Use "geth" command. For example,

C:\local\bin\geth --datadir \herong\Ethereum\personal account 

2. Use "geth" JavaScript console function. For example,

> personal.newAccount()

3. Use Ethereum Mist wallet.

4. Use MetaMask browser extension.

5. Use Ethereum private key programs.

When an Ethereum account is created, you can take the public key of the account and use it as the account address on any Ethereum network.

Last update: 2018.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Introduction of Ethereum

 Ethereum Blockchain

 Ethereum Mist Wallet

 geth - Go Ethereum

 Testnet - Ropsten network

 Private Ethereum Network

 64-Bit "geth" for Private Ethereum Network

 Private Network with Custom Genesis Block

 Transferring Funds between Ether Accounts

 MetaMask - Browser Based Ethereum Wallet

Managing Ethereum Account

 What Is Ethereum Account

Generate New Ethereum Accounts

 Ethereum Public Key and Private Key Example

 Ethereum Account Keystore File

 "geth" Commands for Ethereum Accounts

 ethereumfaucet.info - Mining Ether with Browser

 References

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