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A python script that tracks reddit karma

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The script logs an account’s total karma and dynamically generates a chart with the data it’s collected. Below is an example using data collected from /u/GallowBoob – a Redditor who’s infamous for his high karma count. The chart is showing data that was collected every minute for over 3 months.



1. Clone the repo

git clone

2. Install dependencies

3. Configure PRAW

4. Configure Trackarma

5. Set up a scheduled task

Run sudo python src/ at a constant interval using Crontab on Linux or Task Scheduler on Windows. To generate the chart, run sudo python src/ The live example is running both commands every minute, but you may choose to run them at any interval


The script will output everything in data/


This project is licensed under the MIT license. You are free to use, modify, and distribute the source code as long as you include the original license file.