Introduction


fbcmd is a command line interface (CLI) for facebook.

It is open source and is both "free as speech" and "free as in beer".  It works in Windows, Mac and Linux.

It was originally created for fast status updates and posting items to your news feed, but it has lots of additional cool commands.
  1. Check out the installation section.
  2. Become familiar with the syntax.
  3. Explore the commands available to you.
  4. Check out the help and how to sections.
  5. Give some feedback.
  6. If you're keen, get involved and contribute to the project.

NEWS

  • July 20, 2012: Version 2.0-beta1 is Now Available
    BETA INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS:
    • If you have version 1.x installed, remove everything (this might work: fbcmd update remove)
    • Follow the START of the regular installation (windows users, run manually, not with the .msi)
      up to the point where you to initialize the installation with:
      php fbcmd_update.php
      you should then update your prefs.php (it should tell you where it is) and change the update_branch from 'master' to 'beta'
    • Continue with the installation
    • If after installation, you're still at 1.1, try:
      fbcmd update beta
    • Check out the new syntax page and the new output formats page.
    • NOTE: MOST OF THIS WEBSITE IS STILL OUT OF DATE (1.1).

  • July 1, 2012. We lost our old 'app' page and thousands of likes... please take the time to re-like.
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