StackIRC is a small Python application that posts questions from Stack Exchange sites to IRC channels.
There are two sets of instructions for installing StackIRC - one for Ubuntu 12.04+ users and one for every other platform.
Open a terminal and run the following commands:
sudo apt-add-repository ppa:george-edison55/george-edison sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install python-stackirc
StackIRC depends on the following Python packages:
After installing the dependencies, you will need to download and extract the latest archive from this page.
cdinto the directory you extracted and run the following command:
python setup.py install
Note: on Unix platforms you will need to prefix the command with
I have tested StackIRC only on Python 2.7.
The application can be started with the 'stackirc' command:
The first time this command is run, a configuration file will be generated and placed in your home directory (
~/.stackirc/config.py). You will need to open the file and follow the instructions inside to continue setting up the application.
Once complete, you can run the
stackirc command once again to start the server.