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This is a client for Secure Scuttlebutt. It is available on:

Patchfox has a rich set of documentation

Head over to the Patchfox website for the documentation.

Requirements for development

Setup & Building

Patchfox uses Mithril, Electron and requires NodeJS for development. After you have NodeJS installed, you can install the dependencies with:

$ npm install

And run a development version of the app using:

$ npm run start

To build use:

$ npm run build

Setup inside Patchfox

Patchfox will use your default SSB data folder if available (the .ssb folder inside your home folder). If this is your first time using SSB, Patchfox will create that folder for you and place new keys inside.

Testing the protocol schemas

After installing and configuring patchfox, try browsing to:


Commentary, getting help

If you're interested in learning more about the technologies behind this add-on, check out:

Don't hesitate to reach out to me at:


Do you want a decentralized internet too? Are you worried about the loss of net neutrality and realized that radical decentralization is the way to fight back? If you want to make a financial contribution to help me fund development of this and other dex focused software, I would love to receive contributions through these channels:

Artwork attribution

Patchfox is using artwork by many artists including:

  • Art made by Angelica.

  • Some icons made by Eucalyp from

  • Artwork for the 2020.2.1 release poster was done by: Photo by Krista Stucchio on Unsplash

Dependencies Licenses

Check licenses.html