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StephenLynx##xS3ESC 08/11/2015 (Tue) 13:08:59 Locked Pinned Bumplocked [Preview] No. 3 [Reply]
The main IRC channel is #lynxchan at Rizon.
I also created a side-channel with the same name at OFTC for TOR users.
Avoid using the channel at OFTC unless you REALLY can't or don't want to use Rizon to avoid fragmenting information exchange.

Anonymous 07/15/2017 (Sat) 16:01:20 [Preview] No. 392 [Reply]
Is there a way to upload multiple flags at once??

Anonymous 07/16/2017 (Sun) 02:48:22 [Preview] No. 393

Anonymous 07/04/2017 (Tue) 03:03:38 [Preview] No. 390 [Reply]
How do I format board announcements?

Get maximum size for requests from client javascript Anonymous 06/19/2017 (Mon) 04:43:45 [Preview] No. 388 [Reply]
Is there any way to get the maximum size for requests in client side javascript?

If not it would be nice to be able to get that to reject files that are too large before trying to upload them.

Anonymous 06/21/2017 (Wed) 03:33:45 [Preview] No. 389
You can already get the maximum size for individual files, take a look at the html and json version of pages.

If the back-end is set to a max request size that doesn`t support the allowed combination of individual file size and amount of files, then the request size should be increased.

MEAN stack Anonymous 06/17/2017 (Sat) 05:39:52 [Preview] No. 384 [Reply]
so on digital ocean, i spent 12 hours trying to install lynxchan. I did all kinds of options, building server from scratch ect. Nothing worked. I then tried the MEAN stack, and bam the setup.sh worked. So yeah, this means anyone could install lyncxhan with the one click install MEAN stack upload lyncxhan and BAM!!! God dammit im exited the setup.sh worked but im not sure where to go to run it. I pointed my browser to the server and nothing comes up yet. im close to actually getting it to work, can someone pls tell me wtf to do next???

Space_##XAyoIf 06/17/2017 (Sat) 13:28:59 [Preview] No. 385
You smoke a joint.

senseless 06/17/2017 (Sat) 15:59:18 [Preview] No. 386
>The MEAN stack is MongoDB, Express.js, AngularJS (or Angular), and Node.js.
Congratulations. You now have programs installed that you don't need.


senseless 06/17/2017 (Sat) 16:03:49 [Preview] No. 387
Do everything on your own personal virtual machine before you rush to set things up on a production server.

halp Anonymous 06/17/2017 (Sat) 05:34:40 [Preview] No. 383 [Reply]
i got the setup.sh to run with no errors. What do do next? im not sure how to point the browser to it.

Anonymous 06/16/2017 (Fri) 23:42:22 [Preview] No. 381 [Reply]
is this broken on all lynx?

Anonymous 06/16/2017 (Fri) 23:42:39 [Preview] No. 382
the answer is no

digital ocean Anonymous 06/12/2017 (Mon) 02:56:41 [Preview] No. 378 [Reply]
So with digital ocean (like linode) one can set up a server droplet in centos, ubantu ect. Digital Ocean also has one quick installs, like lamp, lemp, and even 2 different versions of node.js. So is the one click installs of node.js a good place to start? Also, since digitalocean and linode are both common and popular, couldn't you make a video showing exactly how to set up lyncchan on linode and digitalocean?

Anonymous 06/12/2017 (Mon) 12:05:14 [Preview] No. 379
I never used their quick installs and I wouldn't recommend it, since it might not install the correct version.

And you just install the same on every single linux distro.

Not to mention I have not only written instructions on the readme, but I have written a install script.

If you are not illiterate, you wouldn't have any issues with that.

And if you are, you have no business running a server.

senseless Anonymous 06/12/2017 (Mon) 16:07:55 [Preview] No. 380
Everything you need to do is on the command line, which video isn't going to really help you out with.

Don't just fucking ignore the big fucking thing I made to make it easy. >>345

node js Anonymous 06/10/2017 (Sat) 07:03:26 [Preview] No. 376 [Reply]
Is node.js backwards compatible with LynxChan? Like on digitalocean one can install node.js with one click in the newer versions. Or, one can make a ubantu or cent os install first. With so many options on DigitalOcean i have no idea the best way to set things up for Lynxchan.

Anonymous 06/10/2017 (Sat) 14:26:40 [Preview] No. 377
I recommend centos.
And I recommend using the newest release of the version specified on the readme for node.
For example: if the readme tells you to use node 6.6 and the latest release for 6.x is 6.11, you will be better off using 6.11.

Chan problems Anonymous 05/10/2017 (Wed) 17:19:26 [Preview] No. 341 [Reply]
Tinyib and vichan are absurdly outdated. Lynxchan is about impossible to install. If you made an easy tutorial that allows one to install lynxchan, I will pay someone 300 dollars. I don't want someone to install it for me, I want instructions on how to install it on my own. I love lynxchan speed and ease of use. Please help.
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Anonymous 05/11/2017 (Thu) 13:52:36 [Preview] No. 344

senseless 05/12/2017 (Fri) 19:16:20 [Preview] No. 345
LynxChan has to be hosted on a VPS or dedicated hardware, so you can have root access to set it up the way it needs to be setup.


Read the contents of the first.sh and second.sh files. These scripts more or less automate everything. I've added comments that explain everything it's doing and give background for why. You can copy the unzipped contents of the zip archive into your home directory on the server and run them.

Included are a couple of media files particular to our test site. You can replace them with identically-named files for your own site, if you wish.

I made some modifications in second.sh that I haven't been able to test, but I'm feeling pretty confident.

senseless 05/12/2017 (Fri) 19:28:53 [Preview] No. 346
All the read lines are there so you can see what the result of the last command was before moving on to the next one by hitting enter.

It's possible that the CentOS 7 Minimal you run this on will be configured somewhat differently than what I've used, which may cause certain commands to not do what we want. Seeing the output allows you to decide whether you can still continue by hitting enter or need to stop the script by hitting ctrl+c. If you take the second option, you can fix whatever misconfiguration or whatever happened, comment out commands up to where the problem happened, and restart where you left off. Make sure, however, that the script cds to the directory it needs to be in to run the commands the script now starts with.

senseless 05/12/2017 (Fri) 22:06:03 [Preview] No. 347
Some more explanation of the certbot setup I'm using here >>>/ot/42

senseless Anonymous 06/09/2017 (Fri) 18:27:31 [Preview] No. 375

Fixed a bug in util/update-locationData.sh
Updated version tags for LynxChan and node

Delete only files
Delete media (Actually removes the saved files from the server, standard file deletion only removes the reference to the selected posts)

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