Installation Guide

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#Create facebook app First before using facy, you need to create your own facebook app at https://developers.facebook.com The creation should be easy in only one click and very simple form input:

You can chooose whatever name you like, and category could be anything.

#Start setup facy After install facy by using gem install, you start facy with simply type

$facy

After typing that, facy will be started. At first step, facy will asked you to input the App ID, which is easy to obtained in https://developers.facebook.com, navigate to your app dashboard, the id is right there

At first step, facy will asked you to input the App Secret, which is easy to obtained in https://developers.facebook.com, navigate to your app dashboard, the secret is right there

At the third step, facy will redirect you to the prompt windows, that ask you to grant access to the app. You should be safe to accept anything it asked, because this app you have created is yours, there is nothing to fear about. After accept everything, press OK, then we move to the final step.

At the final step, facy will redirect you to the access token page, find your recently created app, copy the User token field, and paste to the prompt, then there you are, fancy terminal client for facebook.

#Gem install

facy should be install with ease by using gem

$ gem install facy

However facy depends on rmagick library, which is quite hard to install. There are some known problems which you can find here to know how to solve: