No description, website, or topics provided.
Clone or download
Fetching latest commit…
Cannot retrieve the latest commit at this time.
Failed to load latest commit information.
BasicBBSTests Initial version of Protractor test \n Check BBS main page loaded Jan 23, 2018
doc removed legacy endpoints and documentation Dec 17, 2017
pkg bumped version to 5.2 Jan 11, 2018
src improved docker and implemented reconnect to node on error Jan 11, 2018
static init Jan 22, 2018
tests added discoverynode Dec 13, 2017
vendor updated deps Dec 13, 2017
.travis.yml remove from travis golang installation, use go 1.9 travis env instead Feb 15, 2018
Gopkg.lock updated deps Dec 13, 2017
Gopkg.toml updated deps Dec 13, 2017
Makefile Updated README and scripts Sep 24, 2017 Add badgde for travis build status Feb 18, 2018
telegram-group.svg README tweaks Sep 5, 2017

skycoin bbs logo

Skycoin BBS

GoReportCard Telegram group link Build Status

Skycoin BBS uses the Skycoin CX Object System (CXO) to store and synchronise data between nodes and the Skycoin Messenger (net) for inter-node content submission.

Skycoin BBS Showcase 4 - YouTube


Go 1.9+ Installation and Setup

Golang 1.9+ Installation/Setup

After installation, ensure that the GOPATH environmental variable is set and that $GOPATH/bin is added to the PATH environment variable.


Dependencies are managed with dep.

To install dep:

go get -u

dep vendors all dependencies into the repo.

Download and Compile BBS Executables

go get

This will download to $GOPATH/src/

You can also clone the repo directly with git clone, but it must be cloned to this path: $GOPATH/src/

Static Files For The Web Thin Client

Building instructions for static files can be found in static/


$ bbsnode

For more detailed instructions:

The script is provided as a convenient to run BBS, serving static files in static/dist.

$ ./


Pull docker image.

$ docker pull skycoin/bbs

Create a docker volume.

$ docker volume create bbs-data

Run Skycoin BBS.

$ docker run -p 8080:8080 -p 8998:8998 -p 8996:8996 -v bbs0:/data skycoin/bbs

List network interfaces.

$ ifconfig

Use CLI.

# help menu
$ docker run skycoin/bbs bbscli -h

# interact with bbs node
$ docker run skycoin/bbs bbscli -a messengers discover

Command-line interface

The Command-line interface is for administration control over the BBS node.

Detailed instructions are located at cmd/bbscli/


Please make use of the Skycoin BBS Wiki!