Snake Steak - Easy Access to Freshmeat

Snake Steak is a python library and command line tool to access the API.


How to get it

Get the latest version from the download page.

You can check out the latest version from the mercurial repository:

hg clone

Setup Instructions

For convenience, it is recommended that you store your auth code in $HOME/.fm_auth_code, and Snake Steak will load it automatically, or alternatively you can pass it with the -k command line flag.

Python API Documentation



All basic functionality needed to submit new releases and retrieve information about a given project is done. Access to other aspects of the API will be done as needed.

Wish list:


For bug reports, patches and other feedback contact uriel.


Public Domain, because copyright is harmful.

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