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A Gemini server


gmid also bundles a small gemini client called ‘gg’ (gemini get)


Some distros provide a package — thanks to the maintainers!

Repology: packaging status for gmid

Otherwise, compile it from source: it’s easy and takes less than a minute on a raspberry pi 3

The dependencies are:

Once all the dependencies are installed, building is as easy as:

$ curl -LO https://github.com/omar-polo/gmid/releases/download/1.8.6/gmid-1.8.6.tar.gz
$ tar xzvf gmid-1.8.6.tar.gz
$ cd gmid-1.8.6
$ ./configure
$ make
$ sudo make install # eventually

A SHA256 file is available. However, that only checks for accidental corruption: you can use signify (SHA256.sig and the public key gmid-1.8.pub). The signify public key for the next release ‘gmid-1.9.pub’ is also included.

To verify the signatures with signify(1)

% signify -C -p gmid-1.8.pub -x SHA256.sig
Signature Verified
gmid-1.8.6.tar.gz: OK
gmid-1.8.pub: OK
gmid-1.9.pub: OK