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Urbit FAQ

Urbit FAQWhat is the difference between sour, home, kids, and glob hashes when I type +trouble?Sour is the has of what you've downloaded from your sponsor regardless of whether it's been successfully applied to any of your desksHome...

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)...

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 c...

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...

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 or...

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 passwor...

I have Urbit stars for sale

(Updated January 9, 2021) I purchased a galaxy (~nem) several years ago and I'm looking to sell some of that address space. I have a number of "stars" available which are bundles of 65,000 urbit ids (planets). Each planet supports 2^32 devices. There are 4 billion urbit ids (plane...

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