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NewsForge: Social Bookmarking with Scuttle

Apr 21, 2006, 11:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dmitri Popov)

"Using del.icio.us to manage your bookmarks has its advantages, but it has its limitations too. You can't install del.icio.us on your local network, you can't modify it to suit your needs, and you can't be sure whether the service will still be there tomorrow. Scuttle, on the other hand, is an open source social bookmarking application that offers functionality similar to del.icio.us without the shortcomings.

"Scuttle is available under the GNU General Public License (GPL), and requires PHP and MySQL. Its setup process is straightforward. Run the supplied tables.sql script using phpMyAdmin or any other MySQL management tool to add the required tables to your MySQL database. Then configure the connection settings in the config.inc.php file using the config.inc.php.example file as a template, upload the Scuttle folder to your server, and you are good to go..."

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