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IPFS (the InterPlanetary File System) is a new hypermedia distribution protocol, addressed by content and identities. IPFS enables the creation of completely distributed applications. It aims to make the web faster, safer, and more open.

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How do I redirect my .eth domain with eth.link?

Let's say I want to redirect somewebsite.eth.link to www.otherdomainiown.com. http://spacex.eth.link/ does this and the redirect works on chrome. However, I don't see an A record and I do see IPFS ...
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Evaluation of DApp (Smart Contract) storage concept with IPFS

i hope you can help me improve or validate my storage concept. I am glad for each suggestion. Since this is my first DApp, i might not consider all possible options for my problem. To understand the ...
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How to create a git repository on swarm?

I'm running geth --testnet on ropsten testnet and attached a swarm node to it. Now I should be able to use mango to host my git repositories on swarm. I installed mango-admin and git-remote-mango ...
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IPFS add and read file from node

I am currently playing around with IPFS in a docker container. I am able to send HTTP requests to the API using curl. I created a small text file with some text. I would like to add the file with the ...
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error when trying to upload picture from ipfs

$("#image").change(function(event) { const file = event.target.files[0] reader = new window.FileReader() reader.readAsArrayBuffer(file) }); function saveOnIpfs(reader) { return new ...
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IPFS Config on windows 10

I'm trying to execute these commands on windows 10 ./ipfs config --json API.HTTPHeaders.Access-Control-Allow-Origin '["*"]' ./ipfs config --json API.HTTPHeaders.Access-Control-Allow-Methods "[\"PUT\",...
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Possible to search swarm or blockchain?

I'm getting my feet wet in this blockchain world and looking to build a dapp based on Ethereum for maintaining an inventory of products. About 400,000 items that can be updated, removed or added to by ...
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How to connect frontend with contract backend using truffle?

Right now I'm having some trouble understanding how it all fits together if I want to make a Dapp. I did create a contract and the frontend using truffle. Then I compiled it and deployed it to ...
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IPFS API calls and Connection Refused

I have a lot of errors using the API and I am wondering if there is anyway to debug it. When I use curl "http://127.0.0.1:5001/api/v0/object/get?arg=QmU5KhkgvweYgE3Gsr8A19uFQrq7mszx7dubcoo89cTmAV&...
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Ethereum IPFS Integration

By now i have developed few basic example apps to execute Ethereum contracts using truffle based web application in a private blockchain. I have setup an IPFS node in my local. Able to upload files ...
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Ipfs. Adding files using http request in meteor

Good day, I've spent some time trying to upload file to ipfs using http request (from meteor). Meteor.startup(() => { // code to run on server at startup Meteor.methods({ ...
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Stuck at “ipfs process started” after running embark

I ran the following commands, embark demo cd embark_demo embark run embark info invoked /home/k00lawn/.nvm/versions/node/v10.17.0/lib/node_modules/embark/bin/embark embark info located /home/k00lawn/...
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webpack packing website and upload to ipfs but node_modules not found

After webpacking the website, I upload the dist folder to ipfs. The ethereum part is working fine, however no js files (except for app.js) and node modules can be found. But as you can see in the pics,...
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ipfs with ethereum

Module not found: Can't resolve 'ipfs-api' in 'C:\Users.......\src' I have used this code //using the infura.io node, otherwise ipfs requires you to run a //daemon on your own computer/server. const ...
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company using IPFS in their application

I am learning IPFS these days and curious about if any company is using IPFS to save data. When we upload file into IPFS, we get a hash and can use the hash to get access to the file content. But in ...
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Unhandled Rejection (Error): No valid “from” address specified in neither the given options, nor the default options

Unhandled Rejection (Error): No valid "from" address specified in neither the given options, nor the default options. ▶ 4 stack frames were collapsed. (anonymous function) C:/mydapp1/client/src/App.js:...
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Uploading files on IPFS Infura

I am trying to make a dapp to upload files on IPFS Infura. I am using IpfsHttpClient in web browser by including the script <script src="https://unpkg.com/ipfs-http-client/dist/index.min.js">&...
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Image and file storage in block chain

Is it possible to store a base64 image code as string in block chain? I know we can use IPFS or Swarm as a tool to store an image or a document, but if someone gets to know about the hash anyone can ...
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How to Connect IPFS client in xamarin forms.?

i need to start ipfs client in My xamarin forms app.Now with the emulator it is working but when it comes to device i don't know how to connect.?I want to connection for both platform(ios and android)....
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IPFS Protocol upgrade or migrations

How would I migrate from IPFS, let says that I got 10M files linked by IPFS, and I want to migrate all of them to Swarm, how would I do that? The question in a different way: I want to use a new ...
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Our vendor created the IPFS and Ethereum platform to store the PDF documents. How do i use the same code in Desktop Application

I am a quiet layman in IPFS and Ethereum. Our vendor created the web application which stores the documents IN IPFS (Ethereum). Now, we do need to do the same in the desktop application also. ...
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What would an Etheruem-like blockchain look like if each block were just an IPFS hash?

I see a lot of people tout the enormous benefits of using IPFS as a store of data. Meanwhile, the Ethereum blockchain is over 1TB in size, with quesitonable need to keep the earlier blocks. In ...
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Storing data on IPFS using KMS and ethereum

I am trying to build a blockchain on ethereum but keeping the data related to blocks in some distributed file storage system like IPFS or Storj and storing the hash of data in blocks. But we need our ...
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I get some “POST 404 (Not Found)” when I deploy the IPFS webui in production

I followed all the guidelines to deploy property this helpful tool. When I make it in my local machine, all works fine. But when I try to deploy the same in a production server, it shows me some 404 ...
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Where do you save the application data of a Dapp?

Let's say that I want to implement a Dapp similar to Facebook. Each user has its own profile, pictures and information. Usually you would use a database to store all this data. This guarantees that ...
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No output when writing data to IPFS and storing its hash through Solidity

So I am using truffle. Following from Creating a form in IPFS for users to enter data [check the code in answer], doing some changes: Contract name - IpfsContract.sol test.js uses the following JSON ...
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Best Practice for Arrays you will Write to Often

I want to build an App with an array data structure that I would like to keep private. So far, I've wanted to build it between IPFS and Ethereum. But what would be best practice for an array that I ...
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Ipfs.add not working v48.3.1

I have tried for await ipfs.files.add(this.state.buffer) I have tried ipfs.add(this.state.buffer, (error,result)=>{console.log('ipfsresult', result) I'm new to all this. Any help will be ...
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Attaching crypto to a message stored on IPFS

I want to send a message to another user and attach some eth with this message with the condition that the receiver should only be the person who can claim that crypto. Step1:Write a message, store it ...
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Storing hash on blockchain (hash of image stored on ipfs)

I am creating a dapp using react to store image on ipfs and the corresponding hash on blockchain. The purpose of storing hash on blockchain is timestamping, proof of ownership wtc and i wish to ...
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The value returned by command in peer_id is not unique. (ipfs name resolve peer_id)

The value returned by the command in peer_id is not unique. For example, if you do "ipfs daemon" and the peer id listed in "ipfs swarm peers" as a list of connections, the id of ...
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How uploaded form in golang store files in ipfs?

I have uploaded form written in golang and I want that when user upload file, it goes to ipfs not save in local directory. I used daemon and go-ipfs-api package to upload directory in ipfs but how ...
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Can we enter our private key for decrypting a message in the react (frontend) part of a dapp?

We are planning to make a dapp in which we receive the encrypted hash of a file stored on ipfs. We need to decrypt it using our private key stored on the local computer. Is it safe to enter our ...
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Storing access to encrypted data in non-fungible tokens

I am fairly new to ethereum, I want to develop a non-fungible token that can grant access to its owner access to encrypted data on IPFS. The way I am thinking this can be done is, first the owner of ...
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How to get a public IP address with IPFS-JS

With IPFS JS when I run this: const ipfsNode = await IPFS.create(); const addresses = await ipfsNode.swarm.localAddrs(); console.log(addresses); I get this: Swarm listening on /ip4/127.0.0.1/tcp/4002/...
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ipfs.add is not working

I am trying to upload my file to IPFS and save its hash to my Ethereum contract but neither ipfs.add nor ipfs.files.add is working for me... I have tried usin for loop i.e. for await (const result of ...
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I’m trying to build a versioning System using IPLD and IPFS .Is it possible to publish hashes from multiple users to the same IPLD object?

I’m using Ipfs-api from Infura for interaction .I’m able to create and upload files to the Ipld object .I want to store different versions of the same file on the object.These versions can be ...
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How to deploy my java web app on ipfs?

How to host my java web app onto decentrailsed network like ipfs as my web need a web server like tomcat to run and serve the dynamic content so how can i install tomcat on ipfs and push my war in it ...
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Upload a full directory to IPFS using ipfs (js-ipfs-http-client)

I want to upload a directory to ipfs on my browser using (js-ipfs-http-client) module. I found this old issue. https://github.com/ipfs/js-ipfs/issues/277 So I decided to use recursive way to add files ...
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How to use the ipfs.get()?

I am new to IPFS. I added a file in IPFS and then, pinned it. Now, I am trying to retrieve the file. I am writing the code in React. Hence I used the following code: ipfs.get('/ipfs/...
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Ethereum & IPFS Storage Question

Etherum vs IPFS for Long Terms Storage of Critical document files? Storing high priority files on the blockchain. I am also writing a smart contract for the files on Etherum. I have concerns about ...
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IPFS dapp hosting

I have uploaded the dapp frontend folder along with contracts json files on the IPFS using ipfs add <path> ipfs name publish <hash> commands. I am running Ganache for in-memory virtual ...
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ipfs.files.add(Buffer) function causing TypeError: Cannot read property 'add' of undefined

I am trying to upload an image to ipfs using ipfs.files.add() function but it is causing me this error Uncaught TypeError: Cannot read property 'add' of undefined at App.onSubmit (App.js:70) at ...
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Migrating or representing a Microsoft SQL Database on the Chain

I am wondering what is the best way to migrate or represent a massive, 50 table, Medical Health Records SQL Database on the Blockchain. Is it best done with IPFS hash on Ethereum or is Hyperledger a ...
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DApp using IPFS Ganache and MetaMask

I am following a tutorial (hosted by dappuniversity) on youtube regarding DApps using IPFS. I have done exactly everything as mentioned in the tutorial but i get this errors: GET https://ipfs.io/ipfs/...
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How can I connect my static page (Dapp) to my ipfs node?

The very naive way I'm going about it is: const node = new Ipfs({ host: "xxx.ip.address.xxx"}); When I save an image from the static page, it does give me an ipfs hash back and save it to the local ...
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Upload file to IPFS from HTML page

I am trying to upload the file to IPFS from HTML page and below is my code but I am getting below error. Uncaught ReferenceError: Buffer is not defined I have imported below statements <script ...
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Ethereum vs InterPlanetary

I've been reading about Ethereum and it's fundamentals for a while now. I wonder what is difference between Ethereum and InterPlanetary File System ?
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How do I implement buffer/readable stream in order to add a file to IPFS?

I'm trying to upload a file from my directory to IPFS. Below is what they require from API: const files = [ { path: '/tmp/myfile.txt', content: (Buffer or Readable stream) } ] ipfs....
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Does LemonEmail Support Perfect Forward Secrecy

LemonEmail looks like a very interesting implementation of 100% decentralized messaging system with end-to-end encryption. From what I understand from the information available, it uses the Ethereum ...