A simple tool to get the queue of notifications from your friendica account
onto your desktop.
by Tobias Diekershoff
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* a friendica (http://friendica.com) account
* friendika module for python2 bundled with this script or
available at http://ur1.ca/7yhbb
* tested with python 2.7 on Linux
Run the install.sh file, which was kindly provided by Tony Baldwin, it will
generate the needed config file asking you some questions about your account.
Otherwise create the file by yourself.
* location: $home/.notifyfrndc.cfg
----- begin example config file
api = http[s]://your.friendica.tld/api
user = yourusername
password = yourpassword
timeout = 5
lookevery = 60
----- end example config file
The options timeout and lookevery should be integer values in seconds. timeout
is the number of seconds the notification will be displayed. An additional
second is added for every item in the queue to give you time to read it. The
lookevery value is the time after which the program shall look for new items.
Note it will only display the current state of the queue when (a) there are
items and (b) the number of items since the last check has changed.
How to install and run it?
Put notifyfrndc.py and friendika.py in one directory (say $home/bin) and change
the mode of notifyfrndc.py with "chmod +x notifyfrndc.py". Then execute that
file or call it with "python2 /path/to/notifyfrndc.py".
How to stop it?
At the moment "ps xa | grep notifyfrndc" and then "kill pid" with the pid the
ps resulted in.