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Friends

P2P chat powered by the Web.

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[screenshot](static/screenshot.png)

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 gh-pages branch.

Install

Prerequisites

You'll need Node.js (>= 4) and npm (>= 2.8.3).

Build

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"

to use --arch=ia32.

Usage

GitHub Login

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 ssh-add -l.

Run

To run from the command line, execute npm start.

To create a distributable app, run npm run package.

Contributing

Contributions welcome! Please read the [contributing guidelines](CONTRIBUTING.md) before getting started.

License

[MIT](LICENSE.md)


*Note that all licence references and agreements mentioned in the Friends README section above are relevant to that project's source code only.