Now that you have IPFS installed and your node has an address, you can take the node online and join the network. You may want to use a separate shell window for this.
Since IPFS is a novel protocol, we’ll need to launch their helper daemon to provide a network service.
Once you’re online, you’ll be able to see linked peers. These peers are now acting as your web host, and we will try to download them in the next section.