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Hi! This is the official account. Bookwyrm is a federated reading platform (think Goodreads). Post about your reading and stuff! You can interact with Mastodon users and vice versa. We are going to toot development news and more.
Code github.com/bookwyrm-social/boo
Docs docs.joinbookwyrm.com/
List of instances docs.joinbookwyrm.com/instance

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Still thinking about installing without docker because most of the requirements are already installed on my server, such as nginx, mail-services, postgresql, etc. Could you give some tips (I'm not that familiar with Docker to do reverse engineering)? :)

@Madmonkey I don't know if anyone tried so far, but someone runs their instance on a single core vps with 1GB RAM, so in theory it shoud work unless there's something with ARM!

@Bookwyrm Hmmm.... Postgresql on RPi with MicroSD as storage... Hm-hmmm... :)

@bookwyrm how do I add a new book? I just get an empty shelf and the search doesn't seem to find even modern books. Perhaps I am doing something wrong? I did look in the documentation but couldn't find anything (other than the list of instances)

@bookwyrm Awesome! I was dreaming of something exactly like Bookwyrm :D

@bookwyrm This is really interesting! Requested an invite and hoping for the best...

@bookwyrm Any ideas of from what database they fetch the books? Goodreads? OpenLibrary?

@edgren So far it's Open Library, Inventaire.io and federated Bookwyrm instances (you can add books manually too).

@bookwyrm Alright. I created an account at Open Library earlier this day and added a book, but it doesn't show up at Bookwyrm 😅 How long time will it take before your database/something get syncronized with Open Library?

@bookwyrm Nevermind. I didn't choose "Load from other categories" or what that link now was called 😅 I found my book now.

@edgren Allright, but sometimes it takes a while until the book is available on Bookwyrm, it's probably that OL only rebuilds it's indices every now and then. Enjoy your book :)

@bookwyrm Hehe, ok. Thanks 🙂 But if I make an edit for the books I read that I have had to add to Open Library, will that edit eventually sync to Bookwyrm?

@edgren So far that does not happen. There is this open issue but I don't think it's going to come soon. github.com/bookwyrm-social/boo

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