Being a shell script, you can easily download and install Qataki. However, if you don't want to mess up your system or want to do a system-wide installation, you may use a prebuilt package for your system.


There are 2 easy steps:

  1. Download the following file: qataki.[1]
  2. Make it executable with chmod +x qataki.

Contributed packages

You can use a package for your system, so that it will put the file(s) in the correct place.

Here are some availables packages (in parantheses the creator/maintainer):

Use it!

You are now ready to use Qataki! For instance, try (you can omit ./ if you placed the script somewhere in your $PATH):


The first time you run it, it will ask you to configure an account.

If you want to contribute or play with the code, you can clone the git repo (at

[1] Sshh, here's a secret: If you want to live on the edge, you can try the 'next' branch, where all the new features are tested: