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A photo posted by Joshua Boyd (@joshua_d_boyd) on Jan 24, 2017 at 8:47pm PST

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Swift 3 on Ubuntu 16.10

On swift.org’s downloads page Swift 3 comes with builds for Ubuntu 14.04 and Ubuntu 16.04, but not 16.10. It is a reasonable guess that the 16.04 build will still work on 16.10, but once downloaded and extracted, it complained about … Continue reading

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Proxmox on DigitalOcean

I thought I’d try to install Proxmox 4 on DigitalOcean. How I struck on that idea was very convoluted, and I don’t have a specific purpose for doing so, but if you want LXC containers instead of Docker or rkt, … Continue reading

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Just a Tree

Trying some inline processing.js.

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Make PostgreSQL default to UTF-8

From here : UPDATE pg_database SET datistemplate=FALSE WHERE datname=’template1′; DROP DATABASE template1; CREATE DATABASE template1 WITH owner=postgres template=template0 encoding=’UTF8′; UPDATE pg_database SET datistemplate=TRUE WHERE datname=’template1′;

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Fastest route to Postgres and Python with psycopg2 on OSX.

Download Postgres.app from postgresapp.com. Unzip into /Applications, then run it. To get psycopg2 to then install do: PATH=$PATH:/Applications/Postgres.app/Contents//Versions/9.3/bin/ pip install psycopg2 Tada! Your done and without having had to use fink or brew.

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JSON Pretty Printer in Go

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A quick trial at creating color fields (and then sticking textured stuff on top).

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python-lzo

I realized that when searching for python and lzo, my github page is the first link. I’ve also noticed that people keep forking my github version and that there is no PyPI entry for python-lzo. So, I decided it is … Continue reading

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