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Mastodon for YunoHost

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Install Mastodon with YunoHost

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This package allows you to install Mastodon quickly and simply on a YunoHost server.
If you don't have YunoHost, please consult the guide to learn how to install it.

Overview

Mastodon is a free, open-source microblogging social network. It is a decentralized alternative to commercial platforms like Twitter and avoids the risks of a single company monopolizing your communication for commercial purposes.

Shipped version: 3.3.0

Important points to read before installing

  1. Mastodon require a dedicated root domain, eg. mastodon.domain.tld
  2. The user choosen during the installation is automatically created in Mastodon with admin rights
  3. At the end of the installation a mail is sent to the user with the automatically generated password
  4. It seems important to close the inscriptions for your Mastodon, so that it remains a private body. We invite you to block remote malicious instances from the administration interface. You can also add text on your home page.

Screenshots

Configuration

Install

Using screen in case of disconnect

$ sudo apt-get install screen
$ screen
$ sudo yunohost app install https://github.com/YunoHost-Apps/mastodon_ynh.git

Recover after disconnect:

$ screen -d
$ screen -r

Update

Using screen highly recommended

$ sudo yunohost app upgrade mastodon -u https://github.com/YunoHost-Apps/mastodon_ynh --debug

Administrate with tooctl

$ (cd /var/www/mastodon/live && sudo -u mastodon RAILS_ENV=production PATH=/opt/rbenv/versions/mastodon/bin bin/tootctl --help)

Documentation

YunoHost specific features

Multi-users support

LDAP authentication is activated. All YunoHost users can authenticate.

Supported architectures

  • x86-64 - Build Status
  • ARMv8-A - Build Status

Links


Developer info

Please send your pull request to the testing branch.

To try the testing branch, please proceed like that.

sudo yunohost app install https://github.com/YunoHost-Apps/mastodon_ynh/tree/testing --debug
or
sudo yunohost app upgrade mastodon -u https://github.com/YunoHost-Apps/mastodon_ynh/tree/testing --debug