Get the source
It's time to download Diaspora! As your diaspora user run:
cd ~ git clone git://github.com/diaspora/diaspora.git cd diaspora
Don't miss the cd diaspora, all coming commands expect to be run from that directory!
cp config/database.yml.example config/database.yml cp config/diaspora.yml.example config/diaspora.yml
It's time to install the Ruby libraries required by Diaspora:
This takes quite a while. You should get a green success message when it's finished, if that's no the case you should seek for help on the mailing list or the IRC channel.
It often helps to just run the manual gem install command shown in the error message of any gem fails.
Double check your config/database.yml looks right and run:
bundle exec rake db:create db:schema:load
It's time to start Diaspora: