BitlBee

Published 01-01-0001 00:00:00

Installing Bitlbee on Gentoo or Calculate

Adding a USE-flags

  • For Gentoo Linux
~ # echo "net-im/bitlbee otr twitter" >> /etc/portage/package.use
  • For Calculate Linux
~ # echo "net-im/bitlbee otr twitter" >> /etc/portage/package.use/custom

Unmasking plugin for steam protocol

  • For Gentoo Linux
~ # echo "=net-im/bitlbee-steam-9999 **" >> /etc/portage/package.keywords
  • For Calculate Linux
~ # echo "=net-im/bitlbee-steam-9999 **" >> /etc/portage/package.keywords/custom

Installing from portage

~ # emerge -av net-im/bitlbee net-im/bitlbee-steam

Editing the configuration file

It is recommended to run the Bitlbee daemon without root permission. Uncomment the following line so Bitlbee can run as the “bitlbee” user, which was created when the package was installed

User = bitlbee

For daemon mode uncomment the following lines

DaemonInterface = 0.0.0.0
DaemonPort = 6667

Launching a BitlBee service

~ # rc-service bitlbee start

Adding a BitlBee service to startup

~ # rc-update add bitlbee default

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