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   - 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.   - 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.   - 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 Mine's hosted on my namecheap shared server. To set it up there you
  
   - grab the repro from gitlab and set it up,   - grab the repro 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.+  - 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.   - 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 === === 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
  
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