Commit 8b0a26bf authored by Tobias Bernard's avatar Tobias Bernard 🌱

Add new description to README, and some other small README improvements

parent 2e09be0c
Fractal is a Gtk+ client written in Rust.
Fractal is a Matrix messaging app for GNOME written in Rust. Its interface is optimized for collaboration in large groups, such as free software projects.
* Come to talk with us in Matrix:
* Come to talk to us on Matrix:
* Main repository:
## How to Build
## Build Instructions
You need Meson and Ninja (as well as Rust and Cargo) to build Fractal.
You need meson and ninja to build this project. Rust and cargo are also
### GNU/Linux
./configure --prefix=/usr/local
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sudo make install
On MacOS, you will need to:
### macOS
brew install gtk3+ dbus bash
# empirically needs 3.22.19 or later of gtk3+
......@@ -58,4 +61,4 @@ The first version of this project was called guillotine, based on french revolut
in relation with the Riot client name, but it's a negative name so we decide
to change for a math one.
The name Fractal was proposed by **Regina Bíró**.
The name Fractal was proposed by Regina Bíró.
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