Setup an IPFS Node

The Definitive Guide

IPFS is a distributed file system, not the blockchain.

If you want to know more about instances of distributed file system, there are lots of information available through Wikipedia.

EDITOR NOTE: We could not take it any longer. When we heard that in China people have been buying hard drives with ipfs enabled, thinking it will generate money, we had to get closer to the reality of setting up an IPFS node RIGHT NOW.

This guide is meant to be best CURRENT practice in a few scenarios.

Software Implementations

Hardware that can be used as fullnode

Biggest Issues

From Beginner to Expert

EASY: Run IPFS in a Docker container

EASY: Run ipfs on your computer

MEDIUM: Setup NPM module to do ipfs solution

HARD: Setup ipfs on Raspberry Pi / PC

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