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A Reddit Bot that links to Android Apps when requested.
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A Reddit bot that links to Android Apps from the Play Store when a user asks to do it.

The bot was written on an Arch Linux machine with Python 3, so you need Python 3 to run it. It runs on a Raspberry Pi with Debian.

Where to look

  • LinkMeBot/, the main script
  • LinkMeBot/, the scripts that remove downvoted comments
  • LinkMeBot/, an example configuration file
  • PlayStore/, a module for searching the PlayStore
  • test/, tests

How to run it

  • git clone the project
  • cd PlayStoreLinks_Bot
  • python3 -m venv venv
    • this will create a virtual environment for the bot to run in
  • source venv/bin/activate
    • activate the bot
  • pip install -r requirements.txt
    • install requirements
  • Create a reddit app as script
  • Set a valid username, password, client_id, client_secret in the LinkMeBot/ file
  • python -m LinkMeBot.LinkMeBot
    • You can run tests with python -m unittest

Info / Reddit-related questions / See the bot in action

Feel free to make a new post if you want to test the bot

Want to help or want help?

  • If you want to help please feel free to do it.
  • If you need help please fell free to ask me.
  • If you find any bug or exploit please tell me: I will try to fix them or if you want you can fix them and I will include your changes in the project.
  • If you find a way to improve the bot, please share it with everybody.


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