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tool:software:mastodon [2018/11/27 22:09]
rjt added a missing pipe in a link, mentioned Mastoview
tool:software:mastodon [2019/07/14 09:28] (current)
rjt [Blocklists] toot.cat list moved
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 ====== Mastodon ====== ====== Mastodon ======
  
-^ [[https://mastodon.social/@ryliejamesthomas|@ryliejamesthomas@mastodon.social]] | Main | +^ [[https://makestuff.club/@rjt|@rjt@makestuff.club]] | Main | 
-^ [[https://​gamemaking.social/​@ryliejamesthomas|@blueberrysoft@gamemaking.social]] | Game making | +^ [[https://​gamemaking.social/​@blueberrysoft|@blueberrysoft@gamemaking.social]] | Game making | 
-[[https://​mastodon.social/​@gamemakingtools|@gamemakingtools@mastodon.social]]\\ ​[[https://​gamemaking.social/​@gamemakingtools|@gamemakingtools@gamemaking.social]] ​ | [[form:www:​gamemaking.tools]] updates, etc. |+^ [[https://​gamemaking.social/​@gamemakingtools|@gamemakingtools@gamemaking.social]] ​ | [[organisation:​gamemaking.tools]] updates, etc. |
 ^ [[https://​tiny.tilde.website/​@rjt|@rjt@tiny.tilde.website]] | [[form:​www:​tilde.town]] stuff | ^ [[https://​tiny.tilde.website/​@rjt|@rjt@tiny.tilde.website]] | [[form:​www:​tilde.town]] stuff |
 +^ [[https://​linernotes.club/​@rjt|@rjt@linernotes.club]] | Music |
  
 ===== Instances ===== ===== Instances =====
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 ^ [[https://​ausglam.space/​about|ausglam.space]] | Australian __G__alleries,​ __L__ibraries,​ __A__rchives,​ __M__useums,​ and records people. | ^ [[https://​ausglam.space/​about|ausglam.space]] | Australian __G__alleries,​ __L__ibraries,​ __A__rchives,​ __M__useums,​ and records people. |
 ^ [[https://​castling.club/​|castling.club]] | Play chess over [[ActivityPub]] 👌 | ^ [[https://​castling.club/​|castling.club]] | Play chess over [[ActivityPub]] 👌 |
 +^ [[https://​indigedon.com/​about|indigedon.com]] | Indigenous peoples-focused |
  
  
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   * [[git>​kensanata/​mastodon-backup]]   * [[git>​kensanata/​mastodon-backup]]
   * [[git>​dizzy-labs/​mastodon-archive-to-html]]   * [[git>​dizzy-labs/​mastodon-archive-to-html]]
 +  * https://​projects.chimerae.org/​fedi_ephemerator/​
 +  * https://​observablehq.com/​collection/​@nuklearfiziks/​mastodon-tools
 +  * [[https://​emojos.in/​ emojos.in]] - list custom emoji (graphic + shortcode) from a Masto instance.
 +  * [[https://​mstpubapi.herokuapp.com/​|mstpubapi]] - info about instances.
  
 ===== Admin ===== ===== Admin =====
 ==== Blocklists ==== ==== Blocklists ====
-  ​* [[git>​tootcafe/​blocked-instances]]+ 
 +I don't actually use these, but they'​re a helpful resource none-the-less. 
 + 
 +  ​* [[https://​toot.cafe/​about/more#blocked-instances|Block Instances]] o ntoot.cafe
   * [[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]]
 +  * I also note down the instance I block: [[https://​gamemaking.social/​about/​more]]
 +
 +It's worth checking the [[https://​mastodon.social/​tags/​mastoadmin|#​mastoAdmin tag]] for updates too.
 +
 +==== Appearance ====
 +
 +I keep a repo of the CSS changes I make to gm.s at: [[git>​ryliejamesthomas/​mastodon-custom.css-gms]]
 +
 +This bozo made a handy list of CSS selectors and HTML elements they effect: [[https://​penguindreams.org/​blog/​using-custom-css-with-mastodon/​|Using Custom CSS with Mastodon]]. I don't approve of them personally though.
 +
  
 ===== Bots ===== ===== Bots =====
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 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 repo from gitlab and set it up, +  - Go into cpanel and register a python app (just type '​python'​ in the search bar to find it). 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. Make sure the app is using a current version of Python, so something like 3.6. 
-  - 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.+  - SSH into your server and navigate to the directory you setup the app in. 
 +  - Copy the command from the python app page in cpanel to enter the virtual environment. 
 +  - Follow the instructions on the gitlab to set things up, starting from ''​pip install feed2toot''​ (whereever it says ''​pip3''​ or ''​python3''​ just drop the 3).
   - 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.
 +
 +nbjp If you want to host multiple bots with feed2toot, each bot will need its own install of it. This limitation may not exist with other Masto bot things.
  
 === See Also === === See Also ===
tool/software/mastodon.1543374567.txt.gz · Last modified: 2018/11/27 22:09 by rjt