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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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uPort new version and IPFS storage

I can't find an example showing how to use the new version of uPort. In particular, I need a recent example that deals with IPFS off-chain storage (with ERC 1056). The examples given on https://...
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How to find the IPFS address of an NFT on SuperRare?

The link to an NFT on SuperRare, an Ethereum-based NFT platform, is shown below. How can I find the IPFS address of the .mp4 file and view the video stand-alone? https://superrare.co/artwork-v2/the-...
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Is IPFS mandatory for NFT

Is it mandatory to use IPFS for file storage and use its hash in metadata for NFT, What if file is stored on s3 and we save its sha256 or md5 in metadata? Hash will be same until file content is ditto,...
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IPFS add not working

I am working on a dapp and wish to upload a file on ipfs and retrieve its hash to be used further. The concerned code is as follows const ipfsClient = require(‘ipfs-http-client’) const ipfs = ...
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Function to mint ERC-token with every nth-number of like

I need help with a function to reward user with erc777-token as soon as his content (Ipfs-Hash, see the program below) hit n-number of likes (lets say every 100th like), i.e., whenever the 'netLike' ...
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How to look up IPFS url in Ethereum Bytecode meta data

I have a solidity contract that is deployed on the Ethereum mainnet. The contract's bytecode ended with (what I assume to be) an IPFS url {ipfs}64736f6c634300060c0033 How do I look up this URL on ipfs?...
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Store a file on IPFS

I have tried to install an ipfs node on my computer. It works: I have stored files and i can get them with their hash. Now, what i want to do is to "publish" my files to the "full ...
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Create ERC721 with media file

I want to create an ERC721 smart-contract. The token will be associated to a png file. The users will see there tokens in metamask and i want to display there png files in metamask (this is very ...
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how to decode/encode ipfs for contracts

It's known that IPFS can use 2 types of CID, v0 and v1. In my contract, I let users store bytes data parameter. They can store some simple text on it or even pass the ipfs hash. This question is about ...
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Who is storing my data on IPFS when I upload the data and disconnect my node?

I am using IPFS desktop, is a very simple and visual tool to upload files to IPFS and get the public link (basically: "https://ipfs.io/ipfs/" + file hash) I was doing some research, and for ...
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Scalability of uPort for millions of users scenarios

I am currently working on a project using Ethereum, IPFS off-chain storage and uPort for identity management in a private Blockchain. I fail to find any study/project that analyzes the scalability of ...
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How can i be sure a file is kept on IPFS

I want to understand how media files on NFT works. If i store a media file as a blob in a smart-contract's storage value, i will be sure the file will be kept forever on Ethereum blockchain. But it ...
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Data that can be accessed only when a payable function is executed

I have a contract that includes post(string memory title, data content) that will store the data to IPFS, returns an IPFS hash and a postId. postId and hash will be linked by a mapping. reveal(uint256 ...
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Who knows what a token collection interface is?

I'm new to blockchain development. I'm reading a tutorial on developing an NFT platform and it talks about a token collection interface. Can anyone explain to me what this is. Let's say you have a ...
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How to tell if an NFT jpg is stored on a legitimate IPFS domain?

usually URLs of NFTs point to well-known IPFS servers like ipfs.io and some gateway that bridges from the web to IPFS, but what about cases where an NFT is pointed towards something like https://f8n-...
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See an NFT Token picture in metamask

I have followed step by step this tutorial: https://medium.com/pinata/how-to-build-erc-721-nfts-with-ipfs-e76a21d8f914 Everything works like a charm. I am working on ropsten Network. I have create ...
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IPFS not returning anything

const ipfsClient = require('ipfs-http-client') const ipfs = ipfsClient({ host: 'ipfs.infura.io', port: 5001, protocol: 'https' }) uploadAsset = (cost) => { console.log("Submitting file ...
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ipfs.add TypeError: AbortController constructor: 'new' is required

I am using latest version "ipfs-http-client": "^48.2.2" <form onSubmit={ async (event) => { event.preventDefault() try{ ...
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Filecoin Forks and Finality Issue

How does file coin cope with forks? What if I ask to delete my file in some block, the node deletes it, and then the block is canceled.
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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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Storing ERC721 metadata on IPFS

I wanted to store the metadata of my ERC721 tokens on IPFS. Currently, I am inheriting from OpenZeppelin ERC721.sol contract, and I saw there is a tokenURI function which returns the URI of the ...
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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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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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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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Does IPFS use HTTP?

How do nodes communicate in the IPFS network? Aren't they still using HTTP? If not, how is JS-IPFS able to interact directly with the IPFS network without the need for a HTTP gateway server?
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What is the difference between IPDB and Blockchain Databases?

I wanted to know what are the differences between IPFS, interplanetary file system and a block chain database like IPDB and BigChainDB
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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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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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Trigger a payable function to send ipfsHash back to sender

I want to make a testnetwork, a supply chain, with 10 manufacturers/addresses. For that I want to make a function that sends the saved ipfsHash, which is the information about the product that will be ...
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ipfs files ls not showing all the files uploaded to it

When I am using ipfs files ls, it is not showing all the files which are being added. But when I am searching the files in ipfs explorer through the hash I am getting the file.
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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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IPFS file uploading issue [closed]

I just installed IPFS version 0.4.22 on my Mac. When I try to upload/add a file in TERMINAL - using the following command: ipfs add myLogo.jpg I get this error: Error: ipfs repo needs migration ...
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ipfs.infura.io for IPFS gateway and pinning

I'm using Infura API for initializing IPFS. IPFS uses garbage collector to clean 2 weeks old unpinned data in public gateway. So, if I'll pin my hash is it possible that IPFS will still delete my ...
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dApp design and security question

I'm designing a dApp where users can submit work they've done (files) to ipfs/swarm. To get credit for the work they then reference the hash of the files when calling a smart contract. What are some ...
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Replication of Files across a Private IPFS Network

I want to create a private IPFS Network in which nodes should be able to add data and share the Hash with other nodes in the network so that they will be able to access the files and make them ...
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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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Does it align with the base concept of blockchain, if one stores the hash value generated from IPFS network in a database?

A friend of mine utilized IPFS to store data files regarding some user info.But for an android application of the same, he retrieved all hash values(same user but different files) and stored it in a ...
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Implementing a state channel

I am trying to build a platform to play TicTacToe using DApps. The players invite others by placing a stake and then opponents accept it. The first turn is recorded on chain by calling a function in ...
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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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is it possible to use IPFS Hash to ensure file integrity?

My question is if i can use the IPFS Reference/Hash to ensure file integrity. In other words if i have a file can i use a specific Hashfunction to ensure that the generated Hash of that file is equal ...
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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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What's the difference between ipfs.infura.io vs ipfs.io

When saving ipfs hash, i find that ipfs.infura.io is x10 faster than ipfs.io. If the public gateway (ipfs.io) has a negative impact on user experience due to its slowness, why people would use that ...
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Does it align to the base concept of blockchain, if one stores the hash value generated from IPFS network in a database?

A friend of mine utilized IPFS to store data files regarding some user info.But for an android application of the same, he retrieved all hash values(same user but different files) and stored it in a ...
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Error while importing Libp2p package in blockchain

I have installed some js-libp2p's packages on my Ethereum Blockchain-ipfs project and I wrote some codes like below. const TCP = require('libp2p-tcp'); const MulticastDNS = require('libp2p-mdns'); ...
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Asymmetric encryption with master Key

Is there any way i can derive private and public keypairs from a Master Key? The Master Key should be able to decrypt every encryption made with the generated Keypairs. to explain a bit further i ...
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Base58 javascript implementation [closed]

I am using IPFS-multihash method to store IPFS hash in smart contracts. For that I need to decode base58 format: QmaozNR7DZHQK1ZcU9p7QdrshMvXqWK6gpu5rmrkPdT3L4 to binary(as hex): ...
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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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How to encrypt a file with multiple public address?

Can I encrypt a file with multiple public address such that each of them can decrypt the file using their private keys? Thus achieving a system to securely store file on IPFS which can be accessed by ...