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Welcome to the Diaspora Project!

Diaspora is a privacy-aware, personally-controlled, do-it-all open source social network. Check out our project site.

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Diaspora is currently going through a huge refactoring push, the code is changing fast! If you want to do something big, reach out on IRC or the mailing list first, so you can contribute effectively <3333

With Diaspora you can:

  • Run and host your own pod and have control over your own social experience.
  • Own your own data.
  • Make friends across other pods seamlessly.

Documentation is available on our wiki

Pull Request Guidelines

Before submitting code, feel free to sign our Contributor License Agreement Sign Here

Quick Start:

Here's how you can get a development environment up and running. You can check out system-specific guides here.

Step 1: Download the script

  curl | /bin/sh

Step 2: Follow the instructions

Step 3: Run the the development server

  rails s

then visit 'http://localhost:3000' in your browser.

Step 4: Run tests



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