Gobby is a first-class, GUI-based text collaboration tool. You can use it, in conjunction with a collaboration server, to work together in real time with an unlimited number of people on any text based file, code or content. Fedora offers a server for Gobby running infinoted to maximize your online experience with your collaborators.
If needed, install the
gobby05 package on your Fedora, CentOS, or Red Hat Enterprise Linux system:
su -c 'yum install gobby05'
su -c 'dnf install gobby05'
- Select Applications > Internet > Gobby Collaborative Editor from the main menu.
- Select the Direct Connection field at the bottom left, or File >Connect to server from the File menu.
- In the Connect to server dialog, enter
infinote.fedoraproject.orgin the Host field.
- Adjust your username and color in the preferences dialog.
To see a document list, ensure that Window > Document list is selected on the Gobby menu. To see a list of online users, ensure that Window > User list is selected. You can also view a Chat window which allows you to talk to other participants.
To participate, select a document from the list and Subscribe to it. All participants see each other's changes as they are made. If you need information or want approval before making a large change, use the Chat window.
Git repo and out of band document access
All changes made in documents are synced to a git repo every 60 seconds. This git repo is available in cgit at:
the raw text versions of documents are available at:
and an rss/atom feed of changes is available at: