MediaLink IRC Bot
This IRC bot automatically parses links posted in chat rooms and prints information about them.
Currently explicit support has been built in for:
- Direct image links
Generally, for websites that are not directly supported the bot will print the page title.
How to run the bot
The bot can be installed through Go using this command:
go get github.com/icedream/irc-medialink
Then you can find out which options you can pass to the bot directly by running (assuming you put your
$GOPATH/bin folder into your
You need to at least pass the
You can use the
icedream/irc-medialink image in order to run this bot in Docker. You can pull it using this command:
docker pull icedream/irc-medialink
An example with docker-compose would look like this:
version: "2" services: mybot: image: icedream/irc-medialink command: - go-wrapper - run - --youtube-key=<insert your youtube key here> - --soundcloud-id=<insert your soundcloud id here> - --soundcloud-secret=<insert your soundcloud secret here> - --server=<irc server host>:<irc server port> - --nickserv-pw=<nickserv password> - --nick=MyBot - --ident=botty - --password=<server password> - --channels=#channel1,#channel2,... restart: always
This bot is officially tested and running on the LibraIRC IRC network (irc.librairc.net) though also being able to run on other IRC networks.
For support on LibraIRC please use the channel #MediaLink there to get in contact with Icedream.
This project is licensed under the GNU General Public License Version 2 or later. For more information check the LICENSE file.