Install Popcorn Time on Linux / Mac from sources
Popcorn Time - it’s a project, which combines traditional peer-to-peer exchange with a gallery and even player with integrated subtitles search.
It’s a NodeJS HTML5 open source application, and it’s interesting to analyze from technical point of view, to see, how it was build.
On the base of Popcorn Time other projects appears, as Fleex - service of language learning, where You could find a word definiton directly in the context of movie watching.
The best way of Popcorn Time installation - from sources, wo in this way You have no risk to get a malicious content inside, because there are lots of different packages already compiled You could find on different sites.
Run this command in the terminal
git clone firstname.lastname@example.org:popcorn-official/popcorn-app.git cd popcorn-app/ sudo npm install -g grunt-cli npm install grunt build
App is ready in the
Easy way : use this script of automatic compilation from sources
Advanced method : same sequence as on Mac. If the distribution is recent, You could install
nodejs package from official repository directly with Your package manager.
If during build
grunt couldn’t find node, install
sudo apt-get install nodejs-legacy
If You will have the problem with
udev device You could check this ticket check
After building, Popcorn will be placed in the