ZeroNet – A how to installation guide and it’s nitty gritty’s

ZeroNet is a peer to peer(P2P) Decentralized website platform using Bitcoin crypto and the BitTorrent network

We shall be installing this here on a Ubuntu based test machine.

The image shown below is from Ubuntu Software Center.

Manual install for Debian/Ubuntu Linux

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install msgpack-python python-gevent
wget https://github.com/HelloZeroNet/ZeroNet/archive/master.tar.gz
tar xvpfz master.tar.gz
cd ZeroNet-master

Start with

python2 zeronet.py

Open

http://127.0.0.1:43110/

in your browser

How can I create a ZeroNet site?

Shut down zeronet if you are running it already

$ zeronet.py siteCreate
...
- Site private key: 23DKQpzxhbVBrAtvLEc2uvk7DZweh4qL3fn3jpM3LgHDczMK2TtYUq
- Site address: 13DNDkMUExRf9Xa9ogwPKqp7zyHFEqbhC2
...
- Site created!
$ zeronet.py
...

Congratulations, you’re finished! Now anyone can access your site using

http://localhost:43110/13DNDkMUExRf9Xa9ogwPKqp7zyHFEqbhC2

How can I modify a ZeroNet site?

Modify files located in data/13DNDkMUExRf9Xa9ogwPKqp7zyHFEqbhC2 directory. After you’re finished:

$ zeronet.py siteSign 13DNDkMUExRf9Xa9ogwPKqp7zyHFEqbhC2
- Signing site: 13DNDkMUExRf9Xa9ogwPKqp7zyHFEqbhC2...
Private key (input hidden):
Enter the private key you got when you created the site, then:
$ zeronet.py sitePublish 13DNDkMUExRf9Xa9ogwPKqp7zyHFEqbhC2
...
Site:13DNDk..bhC2 Publishing to 3/10 peers...
Site:13DNDk..bhC2 Successfuly published to 3 peers
- Serving files....

That’s it! You’ve successfully signed and published your modifications.

Delete ZeroNet files:-

Just remove the existing folder on your machine and clear the cache data.

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