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Test Networks

Ropsten

Summary

The Ropsten test network is a Proof-of-Work testnet for Ethereum. To acquire ETH on Ropsten, one can mine on the network.

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Kovan

Summary

The Kovan test network is a Proof-of-Authority testnet for Ethereum, originally started by the Parity team. To acquire ETH on Kovan, one can request it from a faucet.

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Rinkeby

Summary

The Rinkeby test network is a Proof-of-Authority testnet for Ethereum, originally started by the Geth team. To acquire ETH on Rinkeby, one can request it from a faucet.

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Görli

Summary

The Görli test network is a Proof-of-Authority testnet for Ethereum, originally proposed by Chainsafe and Afri Schoedon. To acquire ETH on Görli, one can use the one-way throttled bridge from any of the other three test networks.

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