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Interact with Mastodon social networks from the command line.

Project description

Interact with Mastodon social networks from the command line.

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Installation

Install using pip:

pip install toot

Usage

Running toot displays a list of available commands.

Running toot <command> -h shows the documentation for the given command.

Command Description
toot login Log into a Mastodon instance, saves access keys for later use.
toot logout Log out, deletes stored access keys.
toot auth Display stored authenitication tokens.
toot whoami Display logged in user details.
toot post Post a status to your timeline.
toot search Search for accounts or hashtags.
toot timeline Display recent items in your public timeline.
toot follow Follow an account.
toot unfollow Unfollow an account.

Authentication

Before tooting, you need to login to a Mastodon instance:

toot login

You will be asked to chose an instance and enter your credentials.

The application and user access tokens will be saved in two files in your home directory:

  • ~/.config/toot/app.cfg
  • ~/.config/toot/user.cfg

You can check whether you are currently logged in:

toot auth

And you can logout which will remove the stored access tokens:

toot logout

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