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Keybase on macOS


  1. Buy an Apple computer.
  2. Download and open:
  3. Drag Keybase into your Applications folder & run it.

That's it.

You now have access to Keybase in your GUI and terminal. You also have access to the new Keybase chat and filesystem.

# are you a programmer? some terminal examples
keybase prove twitter
keybase id chris
keybase help

# KBFS examples
cat /keybase/public/chris/plan.txt
echo "dirty secret" > /keybase/private/yourname/diary.txt
echo "Dear world, check me out." > /keybase/public/yourname/plan.txt

# quick trick - this opens Finder in macOS
open /keybase/private/yourname