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Cat 12/20/2018 (Thu) 14:23:16 Id: 361982 No. 648 [Reply]
The installation tutorial video is down

Mega Milk 12/20/2018 (Thu) 16:48:04 Id: 9f52e8 No. 649
I'd be happy to remake it. If you do have any trouble feel free to ask on this board or on the lynxchan IRC channel.

Cat 12/24/2018 (Mon) 06:59:31 Id: 361982 No. 651
is it not possible to do on Windows?

Cat 11/28/2018 (Wed) 23:14:49 Id: 6a4e0e No. 645 [Reply]
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so will we get fortunes by typing #fortune in the email field anytime soon

Cat 11/29/2018 (Thu) 00:19:22 Id: 781383 No. 646
At most as an addon, but I got other shit to do on the engine.

lynxchan users- READ THIS Cat 10/11/2018 (Thu) 03:46:59 Id: 6fc42e No. 630 [Reply]
Hey, admin. Do you do anything to secure mongo db in your setup file? Apparently mongo db is crazy not secure. This article explains why.

Cat 10/19/2018 (Fri) 23:42:49 Id: f7afdd No. 631
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Cat 10/20/2018 (Sat) 02:46:35 Id: 1099b1 No. 632
Already replied on his other identical thread, check /halp/ or /help/, I don't remember.

Test Tester 11/11/2018 (Sun) 14:38:38 Id: 3ecfcc No. 643

Cat 11/13/2018 (Tue) 18:25:10 Id: 71ff05 No. 644
toot fix it

being a cheap bastard Cat 10/22/2018 (Mon) 03:39:16 Id: 8a7f6a No. 633 [Reply]
i like how lynxchan is meant to save people shitloads of money! with certbot and letsencrypt ssl , this money saving concept should be extended to ssl though!!! built in ssl is no longer necessary with free letsencrypt options. also, it costs money tonget the two required cert files. so im running lynxchan on ubuntu, from here to use letsencrypt i install nginx, then delete apache, then set up the sal cert with letsencrypt, right? As a feature request, maybe have it more user friendly tonuse letsencrypt? thanks !! i spend my money on coke and whores so saving money on ssl certs should be at least 3 more blow jobs from whores per week.
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Cat 10/23/2018 (Tue) 12:57:46 Id: d6770a No. 637
You can disable captcha. And spam is a worry because of automated bots. If it weren't for SFS, any site with lynxchan would be full of spam.

Cat 10/23/2018 (Tue) 16:53:42 Id: c6a040 No. 638
>>636 Just stop being autistic and get rid of the stupid bloated shit like deletion password, Don't show location, Make sure I have a block bypass, and Spoiler Max File Size. None of that shit is needed. No one likes an over complicated board, dill weed.

Cat Board owner 10/23/2018 (Tue) 17:28:47 Id: d6770a No. 640
I will keep in mind and see if more people share those opinions.

Cat 11/07/2018 (Wed) 02:42:06 Id: b9ea98 No. 641
i agree with his message but not his rude and absurd tone. no need for the post form to be this bloated across all fes

Cat 11/07/2018 (Wed) 10:39:13 Id: 6f5649 No. 642
That's why penumbra has a bunch of stuff put into an extra area that you must click to display. Also, mind you, I only develop 2 FEs.

Cat 09/27/2018 (Thu) 01:02:06 Id: f46ce1 No. 622 [Reply]
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My lynxchan instance with the placeholder front end isn't serving the favicon any more (it was yesterday, not sure what changed). The file is still in src/fe/static. Any idea how to fix this?

Cat 09/27/2018 (Thu) 12:07:53 Id: 735f90 No. 623
You need to place the file on gridfs using mongofiles on /favicon.ico

Cat 09/30/2018 (Sun) 14:48:11 Id: 023578 No. 624
I added it with 'mongofiles put favicon.ico' but it's still not showing up on the site

Cat 09/30/2018 (Sun) 20:59:12 Id: 60aa75 No. 625
You forgot to specify a location to be put, it has to be on "/favicon.ico"

Cat 10/02/2018 (Tue) 21:33:37 Id: 023578 No. 628
That fixed it, thanks a lot

LynxChan Installation Tutorial Cat 01/06/2017 (Fri) 01:14:08 Id: e5d5f0 No. 385 [Reply]
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This is for debian.

Pre-install: Make sure you've created a user account with sudo rights, and use it for the rest of the tutorial. Do not run lynxchan on the root account.

1. Install nodejs

curl -sL https://deb.nodesource.com/setup_6.x | sudo -E bash -
sudo apt-get install -y nodejs
sudo apt-get install -y build-essential

2. Install Mongodb
sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 --recv EA312927
echo "deb http://repo.mongodb.org/apt/debian wheezy/mongodb-org/3.2 main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/mongodb-org-3.2.list
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install -y mongodb-org

3. Install imagemagick
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Cat 05/12/2018 (Sat) 15:48:18 Id: 0191e4 No. 536
hey homey is there a bulgarichan im not aware of?

Cat 05/13/2018 (Sun) 07:46:17 Id: 820108 No. 538
Fixed the guide (again and better) specially the Nginx proxy pass + Let's Encrypt HTTPS certs and easy automatic renewal part

any kind of feedback is welcomed and i'll add it


nic 05/14/2018 (Mon) 18:02:19 Id: b52509 No. 539
Cat 10/02/2018 (Tue) 01:40:06 Id: b55833 No. 626
i dont fucking get what im supposed to do with domain.org?????????? is it a placeholder for my own domain? the symlink command isn't even working, and "sudo service lynxchan start" gives me "Failed to start lynxchan.service: Unit lynxchan.service not found."

Cat 10/02/2018 (Tue) 12:14:14 Id: 1f8535 No. 627
If the lynxchan service wasn't found, you didn't run the root-setup script and asked for it to install the service.

Lynxchan Docker Cat 09/25/2018 (Tue) 12:48:22 Id: 7997b0 No. 620 [Reply]
I'm a noob with docker, only know how to run images them not make them.

Does anyone already have, or want to make, lynxchan for docker? Either an all in one, or lynxchan in one that links to a separate mongodb image?
That would be sweet.

Cat 09/26/2018 (Wed) 07:36:21 Id: 7306ae No. 621
that would prolly not work out very well and be waste of time. In case you did not notice, lynxchan changes versions frequently as it is develops. The front ends do not work with newer versions. In contrast to docker, i log in to the ssl, run the commands to get the dependancies, then get lynxchan then install it. I have all the commands on a text file, i copy and paste them so an install from total scratch takes exactly 5 minutes. Docker complicates things and is utterly not beneficial to the concepts of lynxchan... easy to run and not expensive because you can install it on any cheap vpn. Docker is for insecure people who are too lazy to make a text file with the commands on them. No need for docker at all. So, as one of the leading developers of LynxChan, i could say that i will do it, but for 43,000,000 usd and make sure to specify which version you want on docker. Also, You have a choice in the Ppe the frog front end or a pic of someone shitting on a SJW tard. Let us know which pic you want for the default. Thanks! The official LynXchan andmin team

bcrypt 2 Cat 09/22/2018 (Sat) 00:40:19 Id: 3a6b83 No. 615 [Reply]
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Hi, just thought i would show you this. I used the right version of node this time so it didnt give me all the errors, but it still gives a warning that anything under bcrypt 2.0 has a wrap around bug? Just thought i would show you this. Thanks

Cat Board owner 09/22/2018 (Sat) 13:18:16 Id: 45683b No. 619
I know that.

Cat 09/22/2018 (Sat) 00:17:36 Id: 282e0f No. 613 [Reply]
hi, one last stupid question then i will try irc lke you said for other questions. So to get LynxChan, i used git clone https://gitgud.io/LynxChan/LynxChan.git but that gives 2.0.11 so i went and looked around and see that 2.0.x is at the git directory

but what do i run to get the 2.0.x version and not the 2.0.11 version? Thanks so much for answering all the questions.

Cat 09/22/2018 (Sat) 00:23:30 Id: 282e0f No. 614
so i did

git clone https://gitgud.io/LynxChan/LynxChan.git

it worked, but to make sure, is that the right one??? Thanks

Cat 09/22/2018 (Sat) 00:50:32 Id: 282e0f No. 616
disregard this thread, i got it now, thanks

version control Cat 09/21/2018 (Fri) 19:09:25 Id: 963e0b No. 608 [Reply]
sorry 4 the dumb question, im new. So really, people are not supposed to use version 2 and up? That's what ive been doing with node 10. So i notice the latest "stable" is 1.9.13 -- so that version is really what im supposed to be using? I notice that one says to stick to node 8.

Cat 09/21/2018 (Fri) 19:14:31 Id: 963e0b No. 609
also, so i installed LynxChan 2.0.11 and i notice i can never see the ip's of anyone and the reporting function did not work at all. Is that because it is development mode? It is confusing, i see other people online run LynxChan version 2 and above, so thats what i thought ppl are supposed to use.

Cat Board owner 09/21/2018 (Fri) 19:44:31 Id: 01f54d No. 611
The latest stable is 2.0. 2.1 is the unstable on master. You are supposed to be using either 1.9 or 2.0. Preferably 2.0. You have those issues with 2.0.11 because of some other issue. Im running 2.0 here and I can see any ip if it's there and I can report just fine.

Cat 09/21/2018 (Fri) 19:49:37 Id: 963e0b No. 612
>>611 ok, thanks! i did not realize that.

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