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Inter Planetary File System. A peer-to-peer hypermedia protocol. Aims to make the web more open. More information:

  • Add a file from local to the filesystem, pin it and print the relative hash:

ipfs add {{path/to/file}}

  • Add a directory and its files recursively from local to the filesystem and print the relative hash:

ipfs add -r {{path/to/directory}}

  • Save a remote file and give it a name but not pin it:

ipfs get {{hash}} -o {{path/to/file}}

  • Pin a remote file locally:

ipfs pin add {{hash}}

  • Display pinned files:

ipfs pin ls

  • Unpin a file from the local storage:

ipfs pin rm {{hash}}

  • Remove unpinned files from local storage:

ipfs repo gc