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Matt McKegg / patchwork


Matt McKegg committed 3.3.3Latest: a96d9b6 on 4/24/2017, 3:13:50 AM

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Patchwork </h1>

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A decentralized messaging and sharing app built on top of Secure Scuttlebutt (SSB). </h4>

Patchwork screenshot

<summary>Table of Contents</summary>
<li><a href="#features">Features</a></li>
<li><a href="#pubs">Pubs</a></li>
<li><a href="#install">Install</a></li>
<li><a href="#docs">Docs</a></li>


It's better than email because:

It's better than twitter and facebook because:


In order to gossip outside your local network, you'll need to connect to a Pub.

You can find an invite to an available pub at the Pub servers registry.

Get an invite, then in patchwork: click "+ Join Pub" and paste the invite code.

This will cause you to follow the Pub and vise versa. If you haven't synchronized to this social network yet, prepare to wait a few minutes while your local server synchronizes.


Download installers for Windows, macOS and Linux

See patchwork/releases

Or build from source

With node (>= 4) and npm (>= 2) installed:

$ git clone
$ cd patchwork
$ npm install
$ npm start

You'll need some more dependencies to build.

On Debian Linux:

sudo apt-get install g++ m4 libtool automake # build tools
sudo apt-get libxext-dev libxtst-dev libxkbfile-dev # spellchecker headers

On macOS:

brew install libtool automake # build tools

Code of conduct

Please note that this project is released with a Contributor Code of Conduct. By participating in this project you agree to abide by its terms.


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