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node js Anonymous 06/10/2017 (Sat) 07:03:26 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 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 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Tinyib and vichan are absurdly outdated.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 No. 344

senseless 05/12/2017 (Fri) 19:16:20 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 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 No. 347
Some more explanation of the certbot setup I'm using here >>>/ot/42

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

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

Linode Anonymous 06/09/2017 (Fri) 04:37:57 No. 371 [Reply]
Okay, so i watched tons of videos on linode. I got linode 10 dollar plan. Can you tell me what i build exactly to get node.js? I take it a common lamp config would not be needed.

Anonymous 06/09/2017 (Fri) 11:44:55 No. 372
Install node 6.10.
Install mongodb 3.2.
Then follow the instructions on lynxchan's readme.

senseless Anonymous 06/09/2017 (Fri) 12:58:39 No. 374
I put a bunch of effort into more or less automating everything starting from a bare CentOS 7 Minimal install to having a functioning site with SSL. Though you'd need to already have a domain name pointing at your IP to get SSL.

Join us in Rizon #lynxchan if you have any questions.

Linode Anonymous 06/09/2017 (Fri) 03:18:16 No. 370 [Reply]
Does linode have an affiliate program? Why not make a vid of how to set up lynxchan on linode, and you would get a kickback from linode when someone signs up.

Anonymous 06/09/2017 (Fri) 12:40:35 No. 373
Open file ( 44.75 KB 533x594 lolwut.jpg )

Expiring Threads Anonymous 06/05/2017 (Mon) 08:38:50 No. 364 [Reply]
Stephen you autist.
Why when I unsticky a thread that's been pinned for some time and I lock it does it delete? The fuck is that shit dude? It shouldn't 'expire'. Change this.

Anonymous 06/05/2017 (Mon) 12:23:17 No. 366
That shouldn't happen.
What should happen is that the now unpinned thread will be deleted if a new thread is created and it is too old to be preserved.

Are you sure a new thread wasn't created after you unpinned it?

Anonymous 06/06/2017 (Tue) 02:21:27 No. 367
>That shouldn't happen.
All I did was unpin and lock a several month old thread. It was a meta thread on End/pol/

Then I created a new thread (Meta 2) and pinned it.

Oddly enough the thread itself will work if you enter the url manually. However it's not appearing in the catalog.

Anonymous 06/06/2017 (Tue) 12:45:26 No. 368
In that case, what probably happened is that the thread is over the thread limit for the board.
It is expected for it to not show on the catalog or any indexed board page.

HOWEVER, endchan have their own fork and lord knows all the ways odili could have fucked up any aspect of it. So any unexpected behavior could be their fault.

Anonymous 06/07/2017 (Wed) 02:16:54 No. 369
Thanka for the response. Odili usually responds when I ask a question with 'idk ask Stephen Lynx' so hear I am :D

Anonymous 06/03/2017 (Sat) 22:39:09 No. 361 [Reply]
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Are there any scripts available to move my Vichan-based imageboard to the LynxChan engine?

Anonymous 06/05/2017 (Mon) 01:44:06 No. 363
Isn't this a script for Infinity, not Vichan?

Anonymous 06/05/2017 (Mon) 12:21:08 No. 365
Ask space.
He started writing it for infinity but then made it for vichan, if I am not mistaken.

Cost Anonymous 05/31/2017 (Wed) 03:45:32 No. 354 [Reply]
You claim that lynxchan is cheaper to run....how is this true when one needs a bps to run node.js ....last I checked a bps costs way more.
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Anonymous 05/31/2017 (Wed) 12:44:54 No. 356
you can get hosting sufficient to run lynxchan for a few bucks a month... what's your definition of "expensive"?

Anonymous 05/31/2017 (Wed) 17:05:18 No. 357
vps i meant obviously. But okay, can you name a hosting provider that has all the requirements of lynxchan???????????

Anonymous 05/31/2017 (Wed) 20:11:51 No. 358
Linode, 10 bux per month, 2gb ram, enough storage and CPU.
Its what I am using for this very site.

Anonymous 05/31/2017 (Wed) 20:12:27 No. 359
Digital ocean's 5 bux plan also works, but it doesn't leave too much space for RAM.

Anonymous 05/31/2017 (Wed) 22:23:42 No. 360

Anonymous 05/31/2017 (Wed) 03:43:30 No. 353 [Reply]
You claim that lynxchan is cheaper to run....how is this true when one needs a bps to run node.js ....last I checked a bps costs way more.

Niggers Anonymous 05/29/2017 (Mon) 23:43:22 No. 351 [Reply]
Is there any way to put a password or iq test up so niggers can not post?

Stephen Lynx Board owner 05/30/2017 (Tue) 00:09:52 No. 352
You would have to write an addon for that.

Anonymous 05/21/2017 (Sun) 05:56:08 No. 348 [Reply]
Loving Lynxchan so far.
I have another question, I added "application/x-bittorrent" for torrent files to the accepted mime list and it's accepting the files now. But, it's changing the names of the files. The display name is right but when I try to download them the href points to something ending in "applicationx-bittorrent.undefined"

Anonymous 05/21/2017 (Sun) 16:56:27 No. 349
Yes, if you wish to download it with the original filename you should click on the correct link.

Anonymous 05/22/2017 (Mon) 03:43:45 No. 350
sure enough I was checking the image link, the text link works great.

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