There are two types of Installation. One using mosquittoChat as a binary by installaing from pip and running the application in the local machine directly. Another method is running the application from Docker. Hence another set of installation steps for the Docker use case.

[Docker Method] Prerequisite (Optional)

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[Docker Method] Dependencies

  1. Docker
  2. Make (Makefile)

See, there are so many technologies used mentioned in the tech specs and yet the dependencies are just two. This is the power of Docker.

[Docker Method] Install

  • Step 1 - Install Docker

    Follow my another github project, where everything related to DevOps and scripts are mentioned along with setting up a development environemt to use Docker is mentioned.

    • Go to setup directory and follow the setup instructions for your own platform, linux/macos
  • Step 2 - Install Make

    # (Mac Os)
    $ brew install automake
    # (Ubuntu)
    $ sudo apt-get update
    $ sudo apt-get install make
  • Step 3 - Install Dependencies

    Install the following dependencies on your local development machine which will be used in various scripts.

    1. openssl
    2. ssh-keygen
    3. openssh

[Standalone Binary Method] Prerequisites

  1. python 2.7+
  2. tornado
  3. sockjs-tornado
  4. sockjs-client
  5. paho-mqtt
  6. mosquitto

[Standalone Binary Method] Install

$ pip install mosquittoChat

If above dependencies do not get installed by the above command, then use the below steps to install them one by one.

Step 1 - Install pip

Follow the below methods for installing pip. One of them may help you to install pip in your system.

Step 2 - Install tornado

$ pip install tornado

Step 3 - Install sockjs-tornado

$ pip install sockjs-tornado

Step 4 - Install paho-mqtt

$ pip install paho-mqtt

Step 5 - Install Mosquitto

  • For Mac Users

    1. Brew Install Mosquitto

    $ brew install mosquitto
    1. Configure mosquitto, by modifying the file at /usr/local/etc/mosquitto/mosquitto.conf.
  • For Ubuntu/Linux Users

    1. Enable mosquitto repository (optional)

      First Try directly, if it doesn’t work, then follow this step and continue after this.:

      $ sudo apt-add-repository ppa:mosquitto-dev/mosquitto-ppa

    2. Update the sources with our new addition from above

    $ apt-get update

    3. And finally, download and install Mosquitto

    $ sudo apt-get install mosquitto
    1. Configure mosquitto, by modifying the file at /usr/local/etc/mosquitto/mosquitto.conf.