P2P chat powered by the Web.
This project is alpha quality. You probably only want to use this if you like to send pull requests fixing things :)
How it works
See our site or the
Clone the source locally:
$ git clone https://github.com/moose-team/friends $ cd friends
Install project dependencies:
$ npm install
Compile leveldown for electron:
$ npm run rebuild-leveldb
If you are not on 64-bit architecture, you will have to modify the command in package.json:
"rebuild-leveldb": "cd node_modules/leveldown && set HOME=~/.electron-gyp && node-gyp rebuild --target=$(../../version.js) --arch=x64 --dist-url=https://atom.io/download/atom-shell"
Friends currently uses your git and github configuration for authentication.
If you don't already have a public key on GitHub and corresponding private key on your machine, you'll need to set that up first. Make sure your github username is also set, using
git config --global github.user yourusername.
If you're having trouble getting this part to work, do this to get debug information:
$ npm i github-current-user -g $ DEBUG=* github-current-user
and then report an issue.
Note: DSA keys are not supported. You should switch to RSA anyway for security reasons.
If it can't verify you, try doing
ssh-add ~/.ssh/id_rsa. Your key should show up when you run
To run from the command line, execute
To create a distributable app, run
npm run package.
Contributions welcome! Please read the contributing guidelines before getting started.