Do I have to be a member?
You don’t have to be a member, but it helps.
Benefits of being a member
Membership allows you access to the WLUG library and contributes to the running costs of all sorts of things that the LUG offer. Also, you...
PlanetPlanet is a RSS feed aggregator, written in Python.
The aggregator is run via a cronjob (crontab -e as root on tarua).
All the code, templates, stylesheets and output is found below /home/planetplanet
Configuration is located...
2011 AGM AgendaMeeting opened 7.40pmQuorum Acheived 10 2011 paid members
Approval of 2010 AGM minutesChrisOhalloran moved that the minutes from the past AGM be approved. BruceKingsbury secondedPresident's ReportChrisOhalloran gave a verbal report...
Useful plugins for keeping spam at a minimum:
Image CAPTCHA (sign-up)
Akismet (comment spam)
spam_login_filter, requires tracker (checks email addresses)
user validation by admin (sends email to admin for approval)
I found the book Dive into Python by Mark Pilgrim very useful:
http://diveintopython3.org/ (CC BY-SA 3.0)
For developing with wxPython (GUI), I use the following resource:
GNU Privacy Guard (GnuPG or GPG) is a GPL Licensed alternative to the PGP suite of cryptographic software. (source: WikiPedia)
Keys can be generated using the following command (you can use the default values):
I was asked to help reinstall Ubuntu on a sheevaplug recently. I found a howto but it was quite complex. I ended up writing a bash script that fetches the real installer package, makes the necessary changes and puts everything on a flash drive...
The Sheeva plug comes with an outdated Ubuntu 9.04 installation. Unfortunately, Ubuntu is no longer supporting this particular version of ARM architecture.
But there is hope! You can install Debian on the plug computer instead (SD card, USB pen...