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Urbit FAQ

Questions and answers about Urbit I have gathered from hanging around the help channels.

Urbit Troubleshooting

Errors and TroubleshootingMy point is not getting ota'sTo take from current host star:|ota (sein:title our now our) %kidsTo prod it along:|merge %kids (sein:title our now our) %kids, =gem %only-that|merge %home (sein:title our now our) %kids, =gem %only-thatWhen I try to ota on my planet from my sta...

Economics of owning an Urbit Star

Here's how I see the economics of the Urbit ecosystem. You have three types of assets: Planets, Stars, and Galaxies.PlanetsA planet is a permanent identity on the Urbit network. Purchasing a planet is kind of like purchasing a static IP address. It's yours, forever. You can store whatever you w...

Guide to running a star on Urbit

I have been asked several times about what is necessary to run a star on Urbit.  For those of you who don't know, a star is basically an ISP on the Urbit network that services 65000 planets (addresses).  Eventually, stars will provide routing and maintenance and utilities to the plane...

Guide to buying or receiving an urbit planet or star

This guide assumes you know what Urbit is. If not, check out my post on that.Urbit can be a little intimidating when you first get started because it's completely new and we don't have an existing mental model of how it works.But, here's what you need to know in order to get a urbit planet or star ...

How to install Urbit on a $5/month Linode VPS

This guide assumes you have purchased or acquired an urbit planet or star and you would like to set it up on a cloud VPS so it is always on.Step 1: Create a Linode VPSVisit Linode and sign up for an account.Options:OS: Ubuntu 20.04 LTSRegion: Nearest to youPlan: Nanode 1GBLabel: *your planet na...

Places to learn zouk online

Yes! You can still take dance lessons during the pandemic.  Here is a great list of teachers who offer classes online.  In no particular order:Xandy Liberato - Very spiritual approach.  Gui Prada and Alisson RSandi with Julissa, Hermela, and Vanessa at District Zouk -many differe...

Safely storing your passwords with Keepass

Password storage is definitely a problem that some are struggling to figure out and others should put more effort into trying to figure out.The sad truth is that most people keep their passwords on sticky notes, or on a notepad in their desk drawer...or worse they just use the same password for ever...

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