jgeboski’s Software Packages

As of April 4, 2016, @dequis is the new maintainer of the Facebook related projects. The Facebook related packages will cease to exist in @jgeboski’s repository in the near future, please switch to the updated repositories once they are available (this page will be updated with the new repositories).

This is an informational page on the software packages developed by @jgeboski. This page retains a list of actively maintained software packages, along with some package repositories.

Software Packages

Below are a list of packages which I develop and maintain.

Package Description
bitlbee-facebook Facebook protocol plugin for BitlBee.
bitlbee-steam Steam protocol plugin for BitlBee.
purple-facebook Facebook protocol plugin for libpurple.

Package Repositories

Below are a list of instructions for installing binary packages on various *NIX distributions. All binary packages are built using the openSUSE Build Service.

Debian and Ubuntu

Release Name Release Version Version
Debian Wheezy 7.0 Debian_7.0
Debian Jessie 8.0 Debian_8.0
Debian Stretch 9.0 Debian_9.0
Ubuntu Precise Pangolin 12.04 xUbuntu_12.04
Ubuntu Trusty Tahr 14.04 xUbuntu_14.04
Ubuntu Xenial Xerus 16.04 xUbuntu_16.04
Ubuntu Yakkety Yak 16.10 xUbuntu_16.10
Ubuntu Zesty Zapus 17.04 xUbuntu_17.04
Ubuntu Artful Aardvark 17.10 xUbuntu_17.10
  1. Create /etc/apt/sources.list.d/jgeboski.list with the following content:

    deb http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/jgeboski/<version> ./

    Replace <version> with your version from the table above.

  2. Add the repository key:

    $ wget -O- https://jgeboski.github.io/obs.key | sudo apt-key add -

    (October 2017 update: redownload the key if you’re getting key expired)

  3. Update the package index:

    $ sudo apt-get update

  4. Install the plugin:

    $ sudo apt-get install <package>


    1. Replace <package> with a package name from the table above.
    2. The bitlbee packages must be used with the nightly repository.

Other distros

Builds for other distros such as CentOS, OpenSUSE, ScientificLinux, SLE and Univention are available for the purple-facebook package only. See: