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tool:software:mastodon [2018/09/19 07:08]
rjt [Tools] mastodon archive viewer
tool:software:mastodon [2018/11/27 22:09] (current)
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-===== Aplications ​=====+===== Applications ​=====
   * [[git>​tootsuite/​documentation/​blob/​master/​Using-Mastodon/​Apps.md]]   * [[git>​tootsuite/​documentation/​blob/​master/​Using-Mastodon/​Apps.md]]
  
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   * [[git>​tootcafe/​blocked-instances]]   * [[git>​tootcafe/​blocked-instances]]
   * [[http://​telegra.ph/​Instances-to-silencesuspend-on-Mastodon-06-23|BLOCKchain Blocklist Advisory]]   * [[http://​telegra.ph/​Instances-to-silencesuspend-on-Mastodon-06-23|BLOCKchain Blocklist Advisory]]
 +
 +===== Bots =====
 +==== RSS ====
 +So far I've just setup a bot that posts once a day if a Youtube channel is updated. Wasn't too hard!
 +
 +You can check it out at https://​gamemaking.social/​@classicsofgame
 +
 +I used [[https://​gitlab.com/​chaica/​feed2toot|Feed2toot]],​ which uses Python, and takes care of registering itself (bots/apps need to register to get an ID and stuff). Here'​re the steps I took.
 +
 +  - Make the bot account. Do this like you'd make any other account. Make sure you edit the account'​s profile so it gets labelled as a bot. Typically people will also say who owns the bot, how often it posts, and where they got their script from.
 +  - Grab Feed2toot from gitlab and set it up following the instructions in the readme.
 +  - FIXME
 +
 +Mine's hosted on my namecheap shared server. To set it up there you:
 +
 +  - grab the repo from gitlab and set it up,
 +  - then go into cpanel and register a python app. This creates a //virtual environment//​ and instructions on how to get into it, which you need to install modules with pip, as well as use a current version of Python.
 +  - You can also setup a cron job in cpanel. Dunno if this's right, but it works, mine uses three commands separated by ''&&''​ to switch into the virtual environment,​ change to the directory I want, then run the script pointing to the location of my .INI file.
 +
 +=== See Also ===
 +  * https://​feed2toot.readthedocs.io/​en/​latest/​
 +  * https://​github.com/​tootsuite/​documentation/​blob/​master/​Using-the-API/​API.md#​apps
 +  * https://​www.namecheap.com/​support/​knowledgebase/​article.aspx/​9832/​29/​how-to-run-python-scripts-and-configure-virtual-environment
  
 ===== Trivia ===== ===== Trivia =====
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   * [[https://​www.autostraddle.com/​mastodon-101-a-queer-friendly-social-network-youre-gonna-like-a-lot-390948/​|Mastodon 101: A Queer-Friendly Social Network You’re Gonna Like a Lot]]   * [[https://​www.autostraddle.com/​mastodon-101-a-queer-friendly-social-network-youre-gonna-like-a-lot-390948/​|Mastodon 101: A Queer-Friendly Social Network You’re Gonna Like a Lot]]
   * [[http://​telegra.ph/​Mastodon-instances-and-the-ones-I-recommend-06-18|Mastodon instances, and the ones I recommend]]   * [[http://​telegra.ph/​Mastodon-instances-and-the-ones-I-recommend-06-18|Mastodon instances, and the ones I recommend]]
-  * [[https://​fediverse.network/​ fediverse.network]] Stats on all nodes, instances, pods, w/e across the [[fediverse]].+  * [[https://​fediverse.network/​|fediverse.network]] Stats on all nodes, instances, pods, w/e across the [[fediverse]].
   * [[https://​liberapay.com/​for/​Mastodon/​|Contributors and Instance Owners of Mastodon]] on Liberapay.   * [[https://​liberapay.com/​for/​Mastodon/​|Contributors and Instance Owners of Mastodon]] on Liberapay.
   * [[https://​mastodon-tags-explorer.hcxp.co/​tags|Mastodon Tags Explorer]]   * [[https://​mastodon-tags-explorer.hcxp.co/​tags|Mastodon Tags Explorer]]
 +  * [[http://​www.unmung.com/​mastoview|Mastoview]] - view local, public timeline of any instance.
  
 {{tag>​social-media federation fediverse admin colours}} {{tag>​social-media federation fediverse admin colours}}
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