I just install IPFS CLI and Desktop then run it.

I have no idea what to do with my IPFS Desktop where stuck in "IPFS is starting", so many ways I have done with to solve this problem:

  • restart computer
  • quit app and open again
  • reinstalling

but, no one works for me, can someone help how to solve this and why this happens? So, I could learn from this case.

Thank you

add: I'm using Mac M1

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I solved it!

by change the PORT in .ipfs folder, that caused I have another program that runs in same PORT on my computer. So I have to change it.

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