TurnKey Linux Virtual Appliance Library

GNU social


Open, distributed microblogging

GNU social (formerly StatusNet) provides microblogging functionality similar to Twitter. It uses an open, distributed design that allows enterprises and individuals to install and control their own services and data while integrating with other GNU Social instances, SMS, Twitter, Facebook and XMPP IM clients.

Stable version: 14.0 (changelog)

This appliance includes all the standard features in TurnKey Core, and on top of that:

  • GNU social configurations:
    • Installed from upstream source code to /var/www/gnusocial
  • SSL support out of the box.
  • Adminer administration frontend for MySQL (listening on port 12322 - uses SSL).
  • Postfix MTA (bound to localhost) to allow sending of email from web applications (e.g., password recovery)
  • Webmin modules for configuring Apache2, PHP, MySQL and Postfix.

Credentials (passwords set at first boot):

  • Webmin, SSH, MySQL, Adminer: username root