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This website is composed of information connected through taxonomy. It is simultaneously a proof-of-concept and a means to allow Agaric to share and store information both within the collective and the world as part of our open documentation philosophy.

Feedback on private, secure cloud storage / backup given to Least Authority

The convenience (can actually be used) and security balance is the real magic in this space. For example, i am at this moment fairly afraid that i've forgotten my SpiderOak passphrase and lost the backup piece of paper. On my ToDo list for months has been check if i can still access my data and then re-up the subscription. I own my failings, but i suspect other humans share them. Perhaps tiers of data security in one service could be an answer? One tier, the lowest, can be recovered with a password reset to e-mail, so the private key actually stored somewhere with you.

Time Tracking and Hours Reports in GitLab with GTT

GitLab has time tracking (caveat: Unfortunately this is the Enterprise Edition, not the fully Free Software Community Edition). See:

File: 

Solving a newly installed application not running on Debian when you vaguely recall the app is Python

I'm using Debian Mint but all of this should also apply for Ubuntu and maybe even Mac OS X.

In my case i was installing QTodoTxt but the same debugging, and potentially solution, should apply to any application. They had a .deb package which i used to install it, and i was delighted— I wouldn't have to worry about handling dependencies myself. Indeed, it installed successfully and showed up with a nice icon in my application launcher. And launching it... did nothing.

Migrating date field content to Drupal 8

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All i need?
https://www.drupal.org/docs/8/api/migrate-api/migrate-process/process-plugin-substr

Yes, if configured exactly right (this is still always trial and error for me)

Removing double spaces in usernames directly in the SQL

A client using the Bulk invite module (by Agaric's David Valdez) had invited hundreds of users with slightly malformed usernames— two spaces between first and last name when there should only be one.

Note that you need to do the change both in the users_field_data table and the users_field_revision table— and you need to clear caches when you're done to see the change on user edit pages, which is where it matters.

Adding action links to pages in Drupal 8

To add an action link for creating content of a given node type on a related listing view, you could add to 'example' module an example.links.action.yml file with contents like the following:

Writing in ASCIIdoc with Asciidoctor for easy creation of book-quality PDFs

Note: I'm doing this because Leanpub (like atlas.oreilly.com) appears to be keeping proprietary the software for generating PDFs, ePub, Mobi etc from their open standard Markua. At least i couldn't find anything searching 'publish "markua" to PDF'. And Leanpub charges $99 to start writing a book with their toolset.

I followed the Debian instructions at http://asciidoctor.org/

Send gitlab.com commit message to IRC

There is sadly no default way to do this directly from GitLab.com— but there's a pretty simple way, with Bishop:

https://github.com/ta/bishop

Install Heroku locally. These instructions from https://devcenter.heroku.com/articles/getting-started-with-ruby#set-up worked great for me: