[Jabber] Delicious Bot

Because when I see a good link, my main pleasure is to send it to as many friends as possible on IM, here is a simple jabber bot I could use to also save these links to my delicious account: Download from github.com It uses jabber-bot and rdelicious gem for ruby, you just need to…

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Indian Weekend in Asturias

Here is the video made by David from the rushes of our weekend with Mercedes in Asturias to meet Maki, a new Indianos. Everything was perfect: cider bars, local food, hiking in the mountain, asturian connection y dulce alegria! PS: estoy pensando en español cuando quierre escribir algo, probablemente vais a ver un cambio de…

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[Git] Gitorious on Ubuntu

This is the bash history to install and run Gitorious on a Ubuntu server (you need ruby-dev, rails, mongrel and git-core installed to continue). Some pitfalls: Texpow is not installing because of Onigurama, so download it and build it from sources Problem: “cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory – /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/oniguruma-1.1.0/lib/oregexp.so“. Solution:…

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During the rewritting of Feevy.com with Merb, I’m discovering RSpec, a framework to be sure your code behave nicely. Follow and join Feevy rewrite on Gitorious Instead of normal test-units, you describe how your app/model should behave, which give a more-human conversation when you read your test: it “should create a feed from website http://blog.feevy.com”…

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[OpenWrt] Command-line router

The wrt54g router is good fun for all geeks, such a versatile network component with a lot of great feature coming from the open-source scene. Learn about its history if you don’t know yet, it’s one of the greatest GPL success after its use in a commercial product (win-win situation for Linksys and open-source communauty)….

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[WordPress] Theme viewer plugin

Paco wanted a wordpress installation with one purpose: test different themes for the same blog. The idea was nice, but know it’s even more fun with this new plugin: user controls which theme to display on the blog they are reading. Try it yourself on lasindias.info There’re surely some more feature to add before the…

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[To watch] 3 recommendations

It’s already 6 in the morning, I can clearly feel my circadian cycle drifting again in the early hours of the day, but it’s not anymore a desesperate quest for sleep, I’m back to last winter when the quiet nights were the best moment to concentrate and build up. Enough said, here are 3 important…

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Just in case you were not secure enough, please don’t look too anxious in airport: “Travelers at Sea-Tac and dozens of other major airports across America are being scrutinized by teams of TSA behavior-detection officers specially trained to discern the subtlest suspicious behaviors. TSA officials will not reveal specific behaviors identified by the program —…

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