From a root shell, run the Kereru first time setup tool
Answer the questions, defaults for most settings should get you a working system.
The Config File must exist before running the Kereru web application
Packaged versions create a kereru user and group.
To run the Kereru web application using systemd:
# systemctl enable --now kereru_app.service
To run the Kereru web application manually, launch as the kereru user:
The Config File must exist before running the Kereru bot
The Kereru bot is a seperate service that sends tweets. The Kereru bot must be running for tweets to send.
To run the Kereru bot using systemd:
# systemctl enable --now kereru_bot.service
To run the Kereru bot manually, launch as the kereru user:
Connect to the Kereru web application, by default http://localhost:8080/.
The Kereru web application will prompt to create the first account. This account will be the Kereru adminstrator.
In the Kereru web application, create a new tweet from the “New Tweet” page from the navigation menu.
A tweet requires a date and time in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) and a message. Saving a new tweet will create a Draft status tweet.
To change a tweet’s status, click the status from the Status column on the “List Tweets” page. A Draft status tweet is first moved to Reviewed status, then to Ready status.
Tweets that are Ready status will be sent after the tweet’s date and time has been reached.