SparkleShare is an Open Source collaboration and sharing tool that is designed to keep things simple and to stay out of your way. It allows you to instantly sync with Git repositories and is available for Linux distributions, Mac and Windows.
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SparkleShare ============ SparkleShare is a collaboration and sharing tool that is designed to keep things simple and to stay out of your way. It allows you to instantly sync with any Git repository you have access to. Though SparkleShare is not made to be a graphical frontend for git or a backup tool, it may be useful for other kinds of purposes as well, like backing up small files or monitoring your favourite project. In contrast to the projects name, we will very likely refuse to implement your personal ponies. SparkleShare currently works on Linux and Mac. A Windows port and mobile device support are planned for the future. License ======= SparkleShare is free software and licensed under the GNU GPLv3 or later. You are welcome to change and redistribute it under certain conditions. For more information see the LICENSE file or visit http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-3.0.html Run on Linux: ============= SparkleShare currently requires: - git >= 1.7.1 - gtk-sharp2 >= 2.12.7 - mono-core >= 2.2 - ndesk-dbus >= 0.6 - openssh - gvfs >= 1.3 - intltool - libnotify - nautilus-python - pygtk - webkitgtk - webkit-sharp Run the service, either click the SparkleShare launcher or: $ sparkleshare start You can stop the service via the graphical interface or by typing: $ sparkleshare stop For help: $ sparkleshare --help Note: SparkleShare creates its own RSA keypair in ~/config/sparkleshare/ and uses that for authentication. Please mind this if you're planning to set up your own server by hand. Build on Linux: =============== Installing the build dependencies on Debian or Ubuntu: $ sudo apt-get install gtk-sharp2 mono-runtime mono-devel monodevelop \ libndesk-dbus1.0-cil-dev nant libnotify-cil-dev libgtk2.0-cil-dev \ libwebkit-cil-dev intltool libtool python-nautilus libndesk-dbus-glib1.0-cil-dev For Ubuntu libappindicator support, run the following before building: $ sudo apt-get install libappindicator0.1-cil-dev On Fedora: $ sudo yum install gtk-sharp2-devel mono-core mono-devel monodevelop \ ndesk-dbus-devel ndesk-dbus-glib-devel nautilus-python-devel nant \ notify-sharp-devel webkit-sharp-devel webkitgtk-devel libtool intltool \ gnome-doc-utils You can build and install SparkleShare like this: $ ./configure --prefix=/usr (or ./autogen.sh if you build from the repository) $ make $ sudo make install Note: Use '--prefix=/usr' if you want the Nautilus extension to work. Run on Mac: =========== Just double-click the SparkleShare.app. Build on Mac: ============= Install the Mono Framework, MonoDevelop and the MonoMac plugin (you find it in Add-in Manager). You may need to adjust some environment variables to let the build environment tools find mono: $ export PATH=/Library/Frameworks/Mono.framework/Versions/Current/bin:$PATH $ export PKG_CONFIG=/Library/Frameworks/Mono.framework/Versions/Current/bin/pkg-config $ export PKG_CONFIG_PATH=/Library/Frameworks/Mono.framework/Versions/Current/lib/pkgconfig Then you need either MacPorts or Homebrew. Go on and choose one of the next two sections. Using MacPorts -------------- Install git, automake, and intltool: $ sudo port install git-core automake intltool Start the first part of the build: $ ./autogen.sh $ make The last step will give you some errors in SparkleShare.exe, ignore these and go on to the MonoDevelop section. Using Homebrew -------------- Because there are old versions of autoconf and automake installed on OS X, they are not in the official master branch. It's easy to create the formulas: $ brew create $url Now install the formulas. You can have a look at this branch for the created Formulas: https://github.com/toabi/homebrew/commits/sparkleshare You also have to comment out the 'keg_only' in gettext and remove it if you already installed it. If you created the formulas install them: $ brew install git autoconf automake intltool gettext Now start the first part of the build: $ export ACLOCAL_FLAGS="-I /usr/local/share/aclocal" $ cd SmartIrc4net $ ./autogen.sh $ cd .. $ ./autogen.sh $ make Ignore the error and continue to the MonoDevelop-part. Building the Cocoa UI MonoDevelop --------------------------------- Now that you have compiled the libraries, open 'SparkleShare/Mac/SparkleShare.sln' in MonoDevelop and start the build. To create the SparkleShare.app, select Project from the menu bar and click "Create Mac Installer..." Info ==== Official website: http://www.sparkleshare.org/ Source code: http://github.com/SparkleShare/ IRC Channel: #sparkleshare on irc.gnome.org Wiki: http://github.com/hbons/SparkleShare/wiki/ Report issues: http://github.com/hbons/SparkleShare/issues/ Translation project: http://www.transifex.net/projects/p/sparkleshare/ Now have fun and create cool things together! :)