1. neko259
  2. neboard

Overview

HTTPS SSH

INTRO

This project aims to create centralized forum-like discussion platform with anonymity in mind.

Main repository: https://bitbucket.org/neko259/neboard/

Site: http://neboard.me/

INSTALLATION

  1. Download application and move inside it:

hg clone https://bitbucket.org/neko259/neboard

cd neboard

  1. Install all application dependencies:

Some minimal system-wide depenencies:

  • python3
  • pip/pip3
  • jpeg

Python dependencies:

pip3 install -r requirements.txt

You can use virtualenv to speed up the process or avoid conflicts.

  1. Setup a database in neboard/settings.py. You can also change other settings like search engine.

Depending on configured database and search engine, you need to install corresponding dependencies manually.

Default database is sqlite, default search engine is whoosh.

  1. Setup SECRET_KEY to a secret value in `neboard/settings.py
  2. Run ./manage.py migrate to apply all migrations
  3. Apply config changes to boards/config/config.ini. You can see the default settings in boards/config/default_config.ini
  4. If you want to use decetral engine, run ./manage.py generate_keypair to generate keys

RUNNING

You can run the server using django default embedded webserver by running:

./manage.py runserver <address>:<port>

See django-admin command help for details.

Also consider using wsgi or fcgi interfaces on production servers.

When running for the first time, you need to setup at least one section tag. Go to the admin page and manually create one tag with "required" property set.

UPGRADE

  1. Backup your project data.
  2. Copy the project contents over the old project directory
  3. Run migrations by ./manage.py migrate

You can also just clone the mercurial project and pull it to update

CONCLUSION

Enjoy our software and thank you!