Mastodon User Count Bot
A bot which posts user statistics to Mastodon.
- Python 2
- gnuplot version 5 or greater
pip install Mastodon.py
- Everything else at the top of
config.txtto specify the hostname of the Mastodon instance you would like to get data from.
- Create a file called
secrets.txtin the folder
secrets/, as follows:
uc_client_id: <your client ID> uc_client_secret: <your client secret> uc_access_token: <your access token>
- Use your favourite scheduling method to set
./usercount.pyto run regularly.
Call the script with the
--no-upload argument if you don't want to upload anything.
Note: The script will fail to output a graph until you've collected data points that are actually different!