If you haven’t done so, install IPFS.
During this tutorial, if you have any questions, feel free to ask them in https://discuss.ipfs.io/ or in #ipfs on chat.freenode.net.
Initialize the repository ipfs stores all its settings and internal data in a directory called the repository. Before using IPFS for the first time, you’ll need to initialize the repository with the ipfs init command:
> ipfs init initializing ipfs node at /Users/jbenet/.