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OSX Guide

MacOS From Source

Open Terminal (if you don't know how to, click on the magnifying glass on the top right corner of your screen and type Terminal on the window that pops up) and navigate to the location where you want to install the bot (for example cd ~)

Installing Homebrew, wget and dotnet
Homebrew/wget

Skip this step if you already have homebrew installed - Copy and paste this command, then press Enter:
- /usr/bin/ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)"
- Install wget
- brew install wget

Dotnet
  • Download .net6 SDK
  • Open the .pkg file you've downloaded and install it.
  • Run this command in Terminal. There might be output. If there is, disregard it. (copy-paste the entire block)
    sudo mkdir /usr/local/bin
    
    sudo mkdir /usr/local/lib
    
  • Run this command in Terminal. There won't be any output. (copy-paste the entire block):
    sudo ln -s /usr/local/share/dotnet/dotnet /usr/local/bin
    
    sudo ln -s /usr/local/opt/openssl/lib/libcrypto.1.0.0.dylib /usr/local/lib/
    
    sudo ln -s /usr/local/opt/openssl/lib/libssl.1.0.0.dylib /usr/local/lib/
    
Installation Instructions
  1. Download and run the new installer script cd ~ && wget -N https://gitlab.com/Kwoth/nadeko-bash-installer/-/raw/v4/linuxAIO.sh && bash linuxAIO.sh
  2. Install prerequisites (type 1 and press enter)
  3. Download the bot (type 2 and press enter)
  4. Exit the installer in order to set up your creds.yml
  5. Copy the creds.yml template cp nadekobot/output/creds_example.yml nadekobot/output/creds.yml
  6. Open nadekobot/output/creds.yml with your favorite text editor. We will use nano here
    • nano nadekobot/output/creds.yml
  7. Enter your bot's token
    • After you're done, you can close nano (and save the file) by inputting, in order
    • CTRL+X
    • Y
    • Enter
  8. Run the bot (type 3 and press enter)
Update Instructions
  1. ⚠ Stop the bot
  2. Update and run the new installer script cd ~ && wget -N https://gitlab.com/Kwoth/nadeko-bash-installer/-/raw/v4/linuxAIO.sh && bash linuxAIO.sh
  3. Update the bot (type 2 and press enter)
  4. Run the bot (type 3 and press enter)
  5. 🎉

MacOS Manual Release installation instructions

⚠ IF YOU ARE FOLLOWING THE GUIDE ABOVE, IGNORE THIS SECTION ⚠

Installation Instructions
  1. Download the latest release from https://gitlab.com/Kwoth/nadekobot/-/releases
  2. Look for the file called "X.XX.X-linux-x64-build.tar" (where X.XX.X is a series of numbers) and download it
  3. Untar it ⚠ Make sure that you change X.XX.X to the same series of numbers as in step 1!
    • tar xf X.XX.X-linux-x64-build.tar
  4. Rename the nadekobot-linux-x64 to nadekobot
    • mv nadekobot-linux-x64 nadekobot
  5. Move into nadekobot directory and make NadekoBot executable
    • cd nadekobot && chmod +x NadekoBot
  6. Copy the creds.yml template
    • cp creds_example.yml creds.yml
  7. Open creds.yml with your favorite text editor. We will use nano here
    • nano nadekobot/output/creds.yml
  8. Enter your bot's token
    • After you're done, you can close nano (and save the file) by inputting, in order
    • CTRL+X
    • Y
    • Enter
  9. Run the bot
    • ./NadekoBot
Update Instructions
  1. Stop the bot
  2. Download the latest release from https://gitlab.com/Kwoth/nadekobot/-/releases
    • Look for the file called "X.XX.X-linux-x64-build.tar" (where X.XX.X is a series of numbers) and download it
  3. Untar it ⚠ Make sure that you change X.XX.X to the same series of numbers as in step 2!
    • tar xf 2.99.8-linux-x64-build.tar
  4. Rename the old nadekobot directory to nadekobot-old (remove your old backup first if you have one, or back it up under a different name)
    • rm -rf nadekobot-old 2>/dev/null
    • mv nadekobot nadekobot-old
  5. Rename the new nadekobot directory to nadekobot
    • mv nadekobot-linux-x64 nadekobot
  6. Remove old strings and aliases to avoid overwriting the updated versions of those files
    ⚠ If you've modified said files, back them up instead
    • rm nadekobot-old/data/aliases.yml
    • rm -r nadekobot-old/data/strings
  7. Copy old data
    • cp -RT nadekobot-old/data/ nadekobot/data/
  8. Copy creds.yml
    • cp nadekobot-old/creds.yml nadekobot/
  9. Move into nadekobot directory and make the NadekoBot executable
    • cd nadekobot && chmod +x NadekoBot
  10. Run the bot
    • ./NadekoBot

🎉 Enjoy

Steps 3 - 9 as a single command

Don't forget to change X.XX.X to match step 2.

tar xf X.XX.X-linux-x64-build.tar && \
rm -rf nadekobot-old 2>/dev/null && \
mv nadekobot nadekobot-old && \
mv nadekobot-linux-x64 nadekobot && \
rm nadekobot-old/data/aliases.yml && \
rm -r nadekobot-old/data/strings && \
cp -RT nadekobot-old/data/ nadekobot/data/ && \
cp nadekobot-old/creds.yml nadekobot/ && \
cd nadekobot && chmod +x NadekoBot


Last update: March 3, 2022