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The diaspora* Project Site

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This is the repository of the official diaspora* project site hosted on


If you want to contribute, you may need to install this application on your development machine. This is a very basic installation guide, assuming you know Rails.

  1. Install Ruby 2.1. It doesn't matter if you're using RVM, rbenv or anything else.
  2. Check out the source with git clone and cd into it.
  3. Install the bundler gem: gem install bundler.
  4. Install all the dependencies: bundle install.
  5. Copy config/database.yml.example to config/database.yml and add your database credentials.
  6. Set your secret token with export SECRET_TOKEN=*******
  7. Create your database and the required tables with rake db:setup.
  8. Start puma with bundle exec puma.
  9. You can now access the website at localhost:9292