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  • Help me understand what the hell I'm doing in Docker?
    1 project | /r/linux4noobs | 15 Dec 2022
    I know nothing about Linux, Docker, or Perl, and am only minimally confident at the command line, but I really wanted to play around with this Goodreads toolbox. Unfortunately it has minimal documentation and is no longer supported by the author, but nothing ventured, nothing gained, right? I actually got Docker installed, successfully ran the toolbox in a container, connected to Goodreads and ran one of the Perl scripts which successfully generated two HTML output files. However, here I am at the finish line and I have no idea how to actually find or open these files.
  • Is there a way to see the books that are popular among your friends?
    1 project | /r/goodreads | 11 Oct 2022
    Don't know about the mobile app, but the desktop website does not offer this feature. There's just ("Books My Friends Are Reading" at the moment). If you have Linux/Linux-friend/Docker or perhaps Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL), you could try a separate tool made for finding Goodreads books popular among your friends:
  • what are some features you wish goodreads had?
    1 project | /r/goodreads | 5 Oct 2022
    At that time I had developed prototypes for these features for Linux users. For those interested in the (archived) forum posts, dates and links can be found at the top of each program's help pages at
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andre-st/goodreads-toolbox is an open source project licensed under GNU General Public License v3.0 only which is an OSI approved license.

The primary programming language of goodreads-toolbox is Perl.

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