Commit ba9b0fdc authored by Maxwell Salzberg's avatar Maxwell Salzberg

update readme to be slightly more clear about prereqs

parent 9bbea232
## Welcome to the Diaspora Project! Diaspora*
Diaspora is a privacy-aware, personally-controlled, do-it-all open source social network. Check out our [project site](http://diasporaproject.org). Diaspora is a privacy-aware, personally-controlled, do-it-all open source social network. Check out our [project site](http://diasporaproject.org).
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With Diaspora you can: With Diaspora you can:
- Run and host your own pod and have control over your own social experience. - Make cool stuff
- Own your own data. - Share it across the web
- Make friends across other pods seamlessly. - Own your own data
Documentation is available on our [wiki](https://github.com/diaspora/diaspora/wiki)
[Pull Request Guidelines](https://github.com/diaspora/diaspora/wiki/Pull-Request-Guidelines)
Before submitting code, feel free to sign our [Contributor License Agreement](https://github.com/diaspora/diaspora/wiki/New-CLA--12-13-10) [Sign Here](https://spreadsheets.google.com/a/joindiaspora.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dFdRTnY0TGtfaklKQXZNUndsMlJ2eGc6MQ)
## Quick Start: ## Quick Start:
Here's how you can get a development environment up and running. You can check out system-specific guides [here](https://github.com/diaspora/diaspora/wiki/Installation-Guides). Here's how you can get a **[development](http://guides.rubyonrails.org/getting_started.html)** environment up and running. This is where any new pod runner should start, as well as people
looking to contribute to D*. This script assumes you have [a basic Rails setup installed](http://railsapps.github.com/installing-rails-3-1.html).
### Step 1: Download the script ### Step 1: Download the script
``` ```
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rake rake
``` ```
## Resources: ## Want a production setup? Having trouble with install script? Want to install D* the slow way?
Look to more specific install guides [here](https://github.com/diaspora/diaspora/wiki/Installation-Guides).
## Contributing
Documentation is available on our [wiki](https://github.com/diaspora/diaspora/wiki)
[Pull Request Guidelines](https://github.com/diaspora/diaspora/wiki/Pull-Request-Guidelines)
Before submitting code, please sign our [Contributor License Agreement](https://github.com/diaspora/diaspora/wiki/New-CLA--12-13-10) [Sign Here](https://spreadsheets.google.com/a/joindiaspora.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dFdRTnY0TGtfaklKQXZNUndsMlJ2eGc6MQ)
## More Resources:
- [Wiki](https://github.com/diaspora/diaspora/wiki) - [Wiki](https://github.com/diaspora/diaspora/wiki)
- [Podmin Resources](https://github.com/diaspora/diaspora/wiki/Podmin-Resources) - [Podmin Resources](https://github.com/diaspora/diaspora/wiki/Podmin-Resources)
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