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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+...
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How to run a swarm gateway?

I see there are web-gateways to enable early access to swarm hosted content. http://swarm-gateways.net/bzz:/swarm/ http://web3.download/bzz:/swarm/ I read they are more down then running, I am ...
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SWARM .ETH help

I got 3dhdwallpapers.eth name and set content resolve to a swarm hash 4197442eceb1c1d4a0c7af21e17cb48e990a07ba2d6f72d7e9c09efd172279cc and I run command publicResolver.setContent(namehash('...
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Quorum Swarm: Can't find swarm account: no key for given address or file [duplicate]

While using Swarm in Quorum, I am getting the following error: Can't find swarm account: no key for given address or file Any similar encounters?
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How long do my files stay on IPFS when I upload it?

I'm trying to grasp the concept of how IPFS works. Say if I upload 1GB of data to IPFS. How long does it stay there? Or do I have to leave my computer on at all times for the file to be live on the ...
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How do the ethereum components work together

hy i have been reading about the ethereum project and its components, i understand that there are 3 major components (EVM, swarm, whisper) Swarm is a peer to peer data sharing network in which ...
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MongoDB vs Ethereum Swarm

I am designing a DAPP. I have two options available for storage MongoDB OR Ethereum swarm(OR IPFS). As MongoDB also replicates data to multiple shards fault tolerance is available in MongoDB. What ...
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Does Swarm caches blocks like IPFS do?

When we retrieve a file through IPFS, it caches the file in IPFS' repository. Later when we want to fetch the same file or its updated version, only block that contains the changed character will be ...
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Backend on swarm

I am currently building a dapp on my server which I would like to port to swarm or ipfs and make it completely decentralized. The initial app will be these components - front end javascript app - ...
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When should I use Whisper or PSS over Traditional Message Channel like AWS SQS?

What are the benefits using Whisper or swarm/PSS over using a centralized service like Amazon SQS? My use-case is: deliver information (to say to another party that they should do an action in a ...
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How to import data from MySQL database to swarm

In an application which is all ready developed and deployed data is stored in MySQL database. I want to import that data into swarm. Reasons to import data in swarm - 1) All the data shall not be ...
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Store and retrieve data of MongoDb documents using hash which is stored in blockchain

Blockchain can not store and shall not be used to store all the data of users. There are 2 reasons for that - 1) To store data in blockchain requires gas price (transaction cost) 2) Since all blocks ...
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Does Swarm incorporate the Git protocol like IPFS does?

Does Swarm use Git for updating documents, like IPFS does, or does it use something else? I couldn't figure this out from reading any of the documentation?
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Installing swarm is giving: unrecognized import path “context” (import path does not begin with hostname)

I was getting started with Swarm. I am trying to install Swarm and am following the official tutorial for it. Being specific I ran the following commands: sudo apt install golang git curl -O https://...
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Is it possible to delete files in SWARM?

If not what are some similar protocols to IPFS and SWARM that allow you to delete files?
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Smart contracts that interact with swarm content

Is it possible for a smart contract to access swarm-content to perform an operation? For example, lets say a user uploads a document to swarm. I would then like to take access the contents of the ...
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Using EVM or Swarm for datastore

I want to maintain a datastore of key value pairs. For example, I have users of my dapp input their favorite food. I would like to map their account to the food name. It is my understanding that I can ...
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Status of Swarm vs IPFS

I have been studying ipfs for a few days.. still a newbie.. its a amazing protocol. So is Swarm. Correct me, if I am wrong, but right now ipfs cant be used for long term storage or even as a backup. ...
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Does the rinkeby test network have swarm?

Does the rinkeby test network have Swarm ? If so, how do I synchronise with it using Geth and Swarm binaries ?
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Swarm web3 upload file from browser

Im following this documentation to implement an application that I pick a file with an input tag <input id="upload" type="file" /> and im tyring to upload using web3 js : document....
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What is the current state of distributed storage? [closed]

Swarm, IPFS, Filecoin, etc.. What project(s) is typically best practice for dapp storage and what is the current state and future roadmap for dapp storage? Any recommendations on the best dapp stack?
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Files in contract

I am new to blockchain technology and Ethereum. Have downloaded Mist and mined some ether in the testnet Ropsten, also made a greeter contract just to get the feeling of it. What I want to do is to ...
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How to develop large applications on top of blockchain?

I am trying to develop a social media platform on top of the Ethereum platform and integrate it with my currency (an ERC20 Token). This platform will allow users to post media files (articles/images/...
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What are the differences between the incentivisation systems for Swarm, IPFS and STORJ?

Reading this comparison between IPFS and Swarm, I came across this section: Filecoin is a sister project of IPFS, it adds an incentivisation layer to IPFS and relies on its own altchain. Proof of ...
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Does Swarm architecture supports streaming video files

Though the prototypes are less in number, swarm architecture is able to upload picture files (alpha tested in LETH android app).Is Swarm presently equipped to support streaming videos or pre-recorded ...
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What is Swarm and what is it used for?

What is Swarm and what is it used for? And what is Swarm's relationship with Whisper?
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Can't launch Mist with testRPC

On Win10 I downloaded and installed truffle and trying to do their recent "pet-shop" tutorial. At the Dapp stage, didn't manage to work with Metamask as suggested and tried Mist instead. I have ...
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What is swarm.exe?

After last update of mist I have swarm.exe process running and consuming lots of my CPU, IO and network bandwidth. What is it doing and is there a standard way to disable it, or reduce PC slowdown? ...
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Web3 1.0.0 import fails with Module not found: Error: Can't resolve 'child_process' in web3-bzz

I'm trying to use web3@1.0.0-beta11 on MacOs Sierra 10.12.5 Build works when I import only the web3-eth and web3-utils. When I import the whole web3 package then build fails with errors about swarm-...
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Looking for the Swarm code that initiates token addresses on the web

When I go to swarm website, the site next steps prompts and issues me an address. I am curious just how this works even though I don't have an account yet. Is my address then the account no? or does ...
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Is the swarm really a false promise?

The swarm doesn't support the backend of a website (this part I think we're working on with minimongo), and the block chain can't store confidential information... unless it's encrypted. Okay, so, is ...
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Unable to connect to the Swarm testnet

I'm trying to connect to the swarm testnet. I followed the swarmdemo.test tutorial (http://swarm-gateways.net/bzz:/swarmdemo.test/) and I referred to the official documentation (http://swarm-guide....
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Guard access to digital assets

In the datamarket project http://datamarket.at/ we would like to guard access to digital assets (data, services) which will not be stored on the Ethereum ledger. We will guard access to these ...
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Swarm can't resolve my domain from ENS: 'no contract code at given address'

I carefully followed the ENS tutorial to register an .eth domain with the auction registrar. However, after pointing my resolver to my swarm content, I receive the following message from my swarm node ...
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what is the difference between Swarm and BigchainDB?

Are both Swarm and BigchainDB complementary to ethereum or do they function independently? What are their applications?
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How to copy a file to swarm file system (fuse aka swarmfs)?

I have mounted a swarm file system (fuse aka swarmfs). It shows the previously uploaded file (using 'swarm up file1.txt' command) in it. However, I cannot copy any file inside it. It is throwing ...
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Truffle SWARM and IPFS Integration

I am now able to use truffle to deploy my contracts in my private blockchain. Now I want to understand how to integrate truffle with SWARM and IPFS for web app deployment. It will be helpful if you ...
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How to access Swarm content from ethereum smart contract using oraclize

I am trying to access the content in a file that I uploaded to Swarm using oraclize. I found a smart contract in https://github.com/oraclize/ethereum-examples/blob/master/solidity/Swarm.sol I was ...
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testRegistrar is failing with error (ReferenceError: 'testRegistrar' is not defined at :1:1)

I am trying to host my own website of Swarm. But I am getting the following error (the last line in bold) when trying to register: >eth.accounts ["0x090c84e3ae32dcd38be0525223e87ac3393a763e"] ...
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ERROR: NetworkId mismatch

I got stuck with the error: ERROR: NetworkId mismatch: 3 (!= 1100) Running geth node with parameters: geth --rpccorsdomain "*" --ipcapi "admin,eth,miner" --rpcapi "eth,web3" --networkid 1100 --...
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Swarm local node vs swarm-gateway.net

I've just uploaded through my Swarm node a very straightforward AngularJs app (index.html, app.css, app.js and lib.js) using this command: $ swarm --recursive --defaultpath /home/gjeanmart/workspace/...
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Run Swarm but don't store any data

I've just set up Swarm. It's amazing. My domain names now serve swarm pages. http://eth.ie/bzz:/75de632463a8ea86ce859945e74a502f4cea67e8cdf4c8ced5712621c38a7578/ http://ethereum.ie/bzz:/...
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Are Whisper and Swarm still being developed?

I know that both Whisper and Swarm were is early prototype stages, with Whisper already being included in the geth client. What is the current status of these project? I know Swarm has been largely ...
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Access Swarm content from a smart contract

Right now there is no instruction in the Ethereum VM to access resources stored on Swarm. Is there a plan to add such a feature?
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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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Is it possible to define a default index for directories hosted by swarm?

I've uploaded my homepage to swarm, using the --recursive flag, i.e.: 0 ✓ user@ursae ~/.src/github.com/5chdn $ swarm --recursive up co/ I0115 11:32:09.046878 upload.go:195] uploading file co/...
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How to point a domain registered with ENS to swarm content?

I'm hosting my web site on swarm now. And I registered a .test FIFS domain to point to it: 5.test I can verify that I am the owner of that domain with the ensutils.js: > ens.owner(namehash('5....
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How does the incentive system for Swarm work?

I have skimmed some of the documentation/white paper for Swarm, the decentralized storage system, but I'm having difficulty understanding how the incentive system works (i.e. motivation for people to ...
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How to access files hosted on swarm?

The swarm roadmap suggests that the orange paper series and a landing page is released on swarm. There is also an internet gateway for swarm: http://swarm-gateways.net/bzz:/theswarm.eth/ But how to ...
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SWARM : Running singleton mode

I am trying to get Swarm to run properly on my machine. I followed the instructions mentioned here and also saw this SE question, but couldn't get it to run with the necessary parameters. I'm stuck at ...