Creating a Comet
Comets are Urbits whose names are 128-bits or 16 syllables, such as:
Comet names aren't quite as memorable as others, but they're disposable identities that anyone can make for free to join the live network.
Booting a comet
To boot your comet, go into the command line and run the following command from the directory that was created during Urbit installation:
$ ./urbit -c mycomet
This will take a few minutes and will spin out a bunch of boot messages. Toward the end, you'll see something like:
ames: on localhost, UDP 31337. http: live (insecure, public) on 8080 http: live ("secure", public) on 8443 http: live (insecure, loopback) on 12321 ~dasres_marzod:dojo>