loklak is a server application which is able to collect messages from various sources, including twitter. The server contains a search index and a peer-to-peer index sharing interface. All messages are stored in an elasticsearch index.
Automatic deployments from GitHub are available for testing:
'Lok Lak' is also a very tasty Cambodian stir-fry meat dish (usually beef) with a LOT of fresh black pepper. If you ever have the chance to eat Beef Lok Lak, please try it. I hope not to scare vegetarians with this name, currently I am one as well.
Please join our mailing list to discuss questions regarding the project: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/opntec-dev
Our chat channel is on gitter here: https://gitter.im/loklak/loklak
If you like to be anonymous when searching things, want to archive tweets or messages about specific topics and if you are looking for a tool to create statistics about tweet topics, then you may consider loklak. With loklak you can:
At this time, loklak is not provided in compiled form, you easily build it yourself. It's not difficult and done in one minute! The source code is hosted at https://github.com/loklak/loklak_server, you can download it and run loklak with:
> git clone https://github.com/loklak/loklak_server.git > cd loklak_server > ./gradlew build
This command may give an error while building like
Unable to locate tools.jar.
It means that there is no java in your system or JAVA_HOME Environment Variable is not set. Refererence to fix it and run
After all server processes are running, loklak tries to open a browser page itself. If that does not happen, just open http://localhost:9000; if you made the installation on a headless or remote server, then replace 'localhost' with your server name.
To stop loklak, run: (this will block until the server has actually terminated)
A self-upgrading process is available which must be triggered by a shell command. Just run:
Nowhere, you must clone the git repository of loklak and build it yourself. That's easy, just do
git clone https://github.com/loklak/loklak_server.git
To install loklak with Docker please refer to the loklak Docker installation readme.
You can easily deploy to Heroku by clicking the Deploy to Heroku button above. To install loklak using Heroku Toolbelt, please refer to the loklak Heroku installation readme.
To install loklak on Google Cloud with Kubernetes, please refer to the loklak Google Cloud with Kubernetes installation readme.
To install loklak with cloud9 please refer to the loklak cloud9 installation readme.
To install loklak on Eclipse, please refer to the loklak Eclipse readme.
http://localhost:9000in your browser
loklak stores data into an elasticsearch index. There is a front-end for the index available in elasticsearch-head. To install this, do:
sudo npm install -g grunt-cli
cdinto the parent directly of loklak_server
git clone git://github.com/mobz/elasticsearch-head.git
Run elasticsearch-head with:
grunt server..which opens the administration page at
The basis configuration file is in
conf/config.properties. To customize these settings place a file
customized_config.properties to the path
See documentation for details.
The application has built-in documentation web pages, you will see them when you opened the application web pages or you can simply open
html/index.html or just use http://loklak.org as reference.
Articles and tutorials are also on our blog at http://blog.loklak.net.
At http://loklak.github.io/loklak_server/ or by building them via 'ant javadoc'
Hey, this is the tool for that! Just put http://api.loklak.org/api/search.rss?q=%23loklak into your rss reader. Oh wait.. you will get a lot of information about tasty Cambodian food with that as well. Alternatively you may also read the authors timeline using http://api.loklak.org/api/search.rss?q=0rb1t3r or just follow @0rb1t3r (that's a zero after the at sign).
To install Gradle on Ubuntu:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cwchien/gradle $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install gradle
To install Gradle on Mac OS X with homebrew
brew install gradle
Compile the source to classes and a jar file
Compiled file can be found in build dir
To remove compiled classes and jar file
This project is considered a community work. The development crew consist of YOU too. I am very thankful for pull request. So if you discovered that something can be enhanced, please do it yourself and make a pull request. If you find a bug, please try to fix it. If you report a bug to me I will possibly consider it but at the very end of a giant, always growing heap of work. The best chance for you to get things done is to try it yourself. Our issue tracker is here.
If you want to solve an issue, please comment in it that you would like to solve it. In any case, if you run into problems, please report them in the issue.
Have fun! @0rb1t3r