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User login

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.

Creating Mailman users who can create lists

[It's easier to create mailman lists through the command line.]

Creating a list at:
example.com/mailman/create

Gives the error:
You are not authorized to create new mailing lists

Which isn't a very nice thing to say.

(where does the user log in, what kind of user rights must have)

From a forum post asking the same question:

[It's easier to create mailman lists through the command line.]

Creating a list at:
example.com/mailman/create

Gives the error:
You are not authorized to create new mailing lists

Which isn't a very nice thing to say.

(where does the user log in, what kind of user rights must have)

From a forum post asking the same question:

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blockquote>

I am running RH ES 3 and installed the mailman rpm. Every time I try to
create a list it give me this error:

Error: You are not authorized to create new mailing lists

Multiple aliases in Drupal

[To put this in something more resembling English, we're talking about creating multiple URLs, more than one web address, to one page or piece of content on a Drupal site.]

It's actually very easy. Go to admin/path/add and add another alias for the node which you want multiply aliased.

(Look up the node/## first by going to the node, and checking the node/##/edit path– you'll have to be logged in to see the edit link.)

So if it's that simple, why would this need an explanatory page on Agaric Design?

[To put this in something more resembling English, we're talking about creating multiple URLs, more than one web address, to one page or piece of content on a Drupal site.]

It's actually very easy. Go to admin/path/add and add another alias for the node which you want multiply aliased.

(Look up the node/## first by going to the node, and checking the node/##/edit path– you'll have to be logged in to see the edit link.)

So if it's that simple, why would this need an explanatory page on Agaric Design?

Mailman set-up and configuration

NameError: name 'subdomain' is not defined<code> 

In mm_cfg.py the lines need quotes ('), for instance:

<code>DEFAULT_URL_HOST = 'subdomain.example.com'

NameError: name 'subdomain' is not defined<code> 

In mm_cfg.py the lines need quotes ('), for instance:

<code>DEFAULT_URL_HOST = 'subdomain.example.com'

GNU-Linux Command Line Resources

Overview, features, shortcuts

Grid of commands

File permissions (see also file and directory ownership commands)

Overview, features, shortcuts

Grid of commands

File permissions (see also file and directory ownership commands)

Segmentation fault 11 error – Voodoo Zoodoo

A problem we dealt with that we very much hope no one else ever sees: a brand new virtual private server install, CentOS, Apache, PHP5, and Webmin, and everything worked except our Drupal site, which came up completely blank.

I am getting a seg fault when I try and run. this line is showing up in the apache error log

'exit signal Segmentation fault (11)'

anyone familiar with this?

here are some drupal notes:

http://drupal.org/node/63181

A problem we dealt with that we very much hope no one else ever sees: a brand new virtual private server install, CentOS, Apache, PHP5, and Webmin, and everything worked except our Drupal site, which came up completely blank.

I am getting a seg fault when I try and run. this line is showing up in the apache error log

'exit signal Segmentation fault (11)'

anyone familiar with this?

here are some drupal notes:

http://drupal.org/node/63181

http://drupal.org/node/57783#comment-167102

Vi Text Editor

The Vi (and its successor Vim, for Vi improved) text editor for Unix, GNU-Linux, and Mac OS X systems is a way to edit text files, including configuration, PHP, or HTML documents, through the command line interface. This includes, of course, using SSH to connect to a server.

To use it with even a minimum of efficiency, though, you need to know a fair number of its cheat codes– err, keyboard shortcuts.

These are resources the Agaric Designe Collective found useful (when we started out, now of course we can type sonnets and ASCII art on the command line in our sleep).

Transfer files from local computer to server

From the Agaric sysadmin:

On the command line, in the directory of the file you want to send:

ftp
open
(enter username + password)
bin
(navigate to the destination directory using cd )
put
quit (or exit)

That's all.

(Don't think this works if FTP isn't set up yet, though. May be a pure SSH way?)

keywords: Mac OS X Terminal upload to server, download linux shell command server local computer

From the Agaric sysadmin:

On the command line, in the directory of the file you want to send:

ftp
open
(enter username + password)
bin
(navigate to the destination directory using cd )
put
quit (or exit)

That's all.

(Don't think this works if FTP isn't set up yet, though. May be a pure SSH way?)

keywords: Mac OS X Terminal upload to server, download linux shell command server local computer

Urban Alliance for Sustainability

The Urban Alliance for Sustainability is undergoing a major upgrade to its e-mail architecture.

We should be live again within an hour.

Thank you for your understanding. If you have any immediate needs related to the site, please contact Ben Melançon.

UAS seeks to integrate and inspire the sustainability movement in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond.
More individuals and organizations than ever before are co-creating a better, brighter world. The field is ripe for cultivation and collaboration!

The Urban Alliance for Sustainability is undergoing a major upgrade to its e-mail architecture. We should be live again within an hour. Thank you for your understanding. If you have any immediate needs related to the site, please contact Ben Melançon.
UAS seeks to integrate and inspire the sustainability movement in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. More individuals and organizations than ever before are co-creating a better, brighter world. The field is ripe for cultivation and collaboration!

sudo vs root

keywords: sudo access sudoize user

Agaric Design's sysadmin explains the world of sudo...

keywords: sudo access sudoize user

Agaric Design's sysadmin explains the world of sudo...

SCI Dorchester

http://scidorchester.org/

Social Capital Inc. president David Crowley described the site this way:

a new community website with a searchable, customizable database of community services in Dorchester; blogging tools for individuals and organizations; a calendar of events; and an open space to post anything to have to do with Dorchester--maybe your favorite restaurant or tip for avoiding Dot Ave traffic.

http://scidorchester.org/

Social Capital Inc. president David Crowley described the site this way:

a new community website with a searchable, customizable database of community services in Dorchester; blogging tools for individuals and organizations; a calendar of events; and an open space to post anything to have to do with Dorchester--maybe your favorite restaurant or tip for avoiding Dot Ave traffic.

The entire project is similar to one which Agaric Design Collective is helping in Natick, http://mynatick.org/