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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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Updating a feed fails: Signer address does not match the update request

This is what I run (0x65686c6c0a is "hello" in hex) swarm --verbosity 2 --bzzaccount `cat Alice` --passsword Pass & swarm --bzzaccount `<Alice` --password Pass feed create --name neverchanges &...
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Create PSS clients connection for each user?

Good morning! I am looking at the PSS API checking the erebos/pss.js example. I am slightly confused with the follow: const alice = new PssAPI(createRPC('ws://127.0.0.1:8501')) const bob = new PssAPI(...
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Importing a contract from swarm

I am trying to import this contract from the swarm node and need to use the functions in this contract but I could'nt import it from swarm using this code pragma solidity ^0.4.8; import {...
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Is it possible to revoke file access with Swarm?

A file must be uploaded to a decentralized storage network since it is too big for the blockchain. Only selected entities must be able to access it. Looking at the Swarm documentation, it says that ...
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How to fix “unexpected directory layout” error when Installing go-ethereum?

All, I hope this question belongs here. I am following a Blockgeeks tutorial, trying to set up my environment for Ethereum blockchain development. I have basically gotten to the final step, ...
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how to securely share digital asset in a fully decentralized DApp

I want to design a proof of concept of a fully decentralized secure asset sharing DApp. Seller uploads the asset they want to share with a price and buyer pays it with ether or a token. Frontend and ...
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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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Fail in doing swarm db migration

I had updated swarm v0.3 to v0.4. Now I'm trying to do DB migration. I did this command: $ swarm --verbosity 5 db export .ethereum/swarm/bzz-a8a75fcfa45273cdfe27c24d87ab9c41b199d9b7/chunks djstorage/...
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How to upload file to public swarm?

I have ubuntu server. I tried to make root@vid:~# swarm up 1.txt 65b03c05950213ae7d3d55659aabe1828c07ea79c30a4e61e44342a8b5d41653 root@vid:~# How can I see this file from my local Mist browser? ...
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What is the current state of Swarm and Whisper?

What is the current state of Swarm ? Are they decentralized as they claim they are or they are still in development ? I am asking this because I've seen that there is no incentive for the nodes to ...
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NodeSync - Node crashed while syncing? TypeError: Cannot read property 'timestamp' of undefined

Previously Mist wallet worked. Now it stops at 'Started Swarm' and writes this to console. I'm using Qubes with Debian-8 template. I start Mist by ./geth --synchmode "light" in the .config/Ethereum ...
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Can't access swarm 8500 port from outside

I run local swarm node, so I can access it from localhost:8500. RPC request works fine locally. But when I try to send requests to swarm rpc from another server, it is not accessible. I see port 8500 ...
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How to upload contract metadata to Swarm from command line?

I'm running a geth node in a private network, and running swarm in singleton mode on that network. I'm deploying contracts via JSON-RPC; I'm not using JavaScript. I run the command solc --optimize --...
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I can't get swarm installed

I am following instructions in: http://swarm-guide.readthedocs.io/en/latest/installation.html and when i run this command : go get github.com/ethereum/go-ethereum , it shows me an error . Anyone has ...
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Swarm ethereum installation in windows

I tried to install swarm in windows.swarm comes up with mist browser .after that I have started running a private block chain using my custom genesis bloc and started running swarm using this below ...
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Mist 0.9 Freeze: Downloading Swarm binary: 78%

I am running a fully synched geth 1.7.1 local node on mainnet (--datadir "G:) Mist 0.8.10 loads and works fine However when I close Mist 0.8.10 and try to run Mist 0.9.0 or 0.9.1 it seems to freeze ...
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Geth SWARM no peers found!

Synced via Geth lightnode to latest block --cache=2048. (7200RPM HDD with 8GB RAM) Then created new geth account and did swarm --bzzaccount $BZZ I'm am able to only browse localhost, upload to local ...
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How can I use swarm with metamask or parity node?

I want to use swarm, but I wan't to download the all blockchain data. Is it possible to use metamask or parity node instead?
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What are Storj and Sia and how different are they from Swarm and IPFS

I have recently discovered some blockchain based storage technologies like Storj and Sia. I have vaguely understood that they rely on their own blockchain with their own cryptocurrency. But why are ...
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Question on the terms 'distributed' and 'decentralised'

I am writing a paper on distributed ledger technologies, an umbrella term I have borrowed to put everything that has any relation to blockchains and distributed consensus. Under this umbrella term I ...
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Connecting 2 ethereum swarm nodes

I have two geth nodes and I want to run 1 swarm node on each node. I made a boot node for the two swarm nodes to communicate with each other. I run the first swarm node with the following command ...
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Is there a node-static.json file for swarm node?

As far as I am aware of a static-node.json is a file for P2P geth node connection on disconnect. I have tested that and It works just fine. I was, therefore, wondering if it is possible to have such a ...
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Swarm Formal Spec

Is there a formal spec for the Ethereum-Swarm protocol? I read the architecture section of the Swarm docs, but I think it's more of an overview. I need something with more notation, like the yellow ...
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What is the position of Whisper and Swarm in the Ethereum 2.0 Roadmap

Back in 2015, Ethereum vision was to be a "World Computer" relying on three main complementary technologies: Ethereum for decentralized Logic Swarm for decentralized Storage Whisper for decentralized ...
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How do we extract the content of a hash manifest generated by swarm after a download?

As far I know, whenever we upload a file or a directory using: swarm up File we get back a hash that is the manifest containing the uploaded file. However, I am not sure I do understand how to ...
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Swarm node crashes when uploading big files

I noticed that when I try to upload files which size are around 100KB or higher to swarm, my node crashes with the following message: panic: runtime error: slice bounds out of range goroutine 27181 [...
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Why Swarm so slow? No peers found?

I made # swarm up 1.mp4 58740257f3519e1e20a85994eefc3a4d8d40ac5f8649d5acf93d174676279ad5 and push 497Mb video to swarm. Swarm works and connected to my account. When I try in Chrome localhost:...
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Does Swarm reward content owner?

Here https://github.com/ethereum/go-ethereum/wiki/Swarm---TODO I saw -- scheme to reward content owner each time content is accessed. i.e accessing content would requires fee. this would reward ...
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What does it mean Ethereum Swarm account?

ETH wallet is something like 0xd0a6e6c54dbc68db5db3a091b171a77407ff7ccf I read Swarm docs and see in our example swarm --bzzaccount 2f1cd699b0bf461dcfbf0098ad8f5587b038f0f1 (You should ...
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How can I start swarm such that the api's are available from other machines?

I'm running this: swarm \ --bzzaccount $ACCOUNT \ --password .ethereum/.password \ --bzzapi "http://0.0.0.0:8500" \ --lightnode And when I curl from localhost I get a response: $ curl http:/...
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How can we calculate swarm storage cost?

I am trying to integrate ethereum to another fin-tech app, the basic idea is to store the transaction details on swarm and then pass the hash on ethereum network. I haven't used swarm earlier and I am ...
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How do I install an OLD version of Geth and Swarm?

I need to install an old version of Swarm : version 1.7.3-stable , but I can't figure out how to install it from the command line. I'm on Mac OSX. I've found these old downloads: https://geth....
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What is bzz protocol?

While studying about swarm, I came to know that every Swarm node exposes a local HTTP proxy that implements the BZZ URL schemes. What is BZZ protocol here?
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about ethereum swarm download speed

Torrents also increase in speed as the number of peers increases. swarm Is the same? This is because dividing the data into chunks is the same.
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How the Ethereum Swarm connects nodes and several related questions

Read everything after https://swarm-guide.readthedocs.io/en/latest/usage.html and leave an article. Some questions about etherium swarm Where is the uploaded data stored? And how do you find it? I ...
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Can't access swarm : bzz://theswarm.eth/ from mist browser

When accessing the URL in Mist, and after connecting my account, I get an empty white screen. Running on OS X with the version 0.11.1 of Mist. Any idea where it could come from ? Thanks.
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Some questions about ethereum swarm

I have read https://swarm-guide.readthedocs.io/en/latest/up-and-download.html. But it does not make sense. So I want to ask a few questions. After syncing geth and swarm, I uploaded the data to swarm....
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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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Why download from Ethereum Swarm too low?

I have two 100mbps servers. On server #1 I execute: swarm up 50mb.testfile On server #2 I execute: wget -O 50mb.testfile http://localhost:8500/bzz:/.../ I see download speed 70KB/s In swarm log I ...
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Can we use Ethereum Swarm to store normal data other than blockchain or dapp data.

I want some basic data to be stored like name and city phone no etc.So just want to ask can I use ethereum swarm just to store file and make several node to create decentralized storage.
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What are some proposed ways of storing data in Ethereum?

I keep reading that swarm or ipfs would be used for storage, but how would that work exactly? Would an ethereum contract store its data in these data blockchains? I thought ethereum smart contracts ...
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What is the difference between Swarm and IPFS?

IPFS seems a little slow on existing dapps. will Swarm load content more quickly? Also- is there a roadmap for swarm?
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How can I store big files on the blockchain?

I can hardly create transactions larger than 100kiB. I am wondering, is it possible to store huge files (several MiB or GiB) on the blockchain? If so, how?
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A decentralized marketplace with Swarm/Whisper and Ethereum Smart Contract

I was thinking about a workflow where we could use Swarm, Whisper and Ethereum in order to sell any kind of digital data. I drew a sequence chart and I wanted to have some feedbacks: Is there ...
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Does Ethereum Swarm work?

I need to upload 8Tb data to Swarm. I read docs but I can't understand: does public swarm work?
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Running Swarm on AWS

After succesfully setting up a POA network on azure (hurray for 1 click deployment), i wanted to set up a private Swarm cluster (well , 1 node will do for testing). I took an AWS EC2 instance to save ...
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In Ethereum and Swarm, Difference between Sharding and Chunking

Understand that in Ethereum further releases sharding will be included for scalability purposes. In swarm, "Chunks are pieces of data of limited size (max 4K), the basic unit of storage and retrieval ...
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Swarm in a Private Network

I have just finished installing Swarm and I managed to follow the documentation. I created a new account using geth account new and I connected using said account using the below line swarm -...
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Problem installing Swarm

I have a problem installing Swarm. when i enter sudo apt-get install ethereum-swarm i get a problem saying : dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/ethereum-swarm_0.3.1+build14601+...