Update: See my other post, launching emacs from cygwin There are a few tricks to installing emacs in cygwin. Here’s what I do. Installing cygwin First, install cygwin. Then, install the very nice tool apt-cyg which makes package management much easier in cygwin. Then to save yourself lots of agony of trying to work out… Continue reading installing emacs in cygwin
I’m still stuck with WordPress and OAuth 2.0. I sent a support email to them but they have not followed up yet. I did find the problem described on Stack Overflow with no solution yet either. I thought I might try and get OAuth 2.0 working with a different service. Twitter does not appear to… Continue reading OAuth 2.0 in emacs – Part 3
Back the basics. Reading through the docs again I decided try and and authorise using this url first. https://public-api.wordpress.com/oauth2/authorize?client_id=2194&redirect_uri=http://emacstragic.net&response_type=code This takes me to a wordpress.com page to ask me to authorise. So, then it started to make sense to me. (oauth2-request-authorization "https://public-api.wordpress.com/oauth2/authorize" "2194" "" "" "http://emacstragic.net")(oauth2-request-authorization "https://public-api.wordpress.com/oauth2/authorize" "2194" "" "" "http://emacstragic.net") That above function launches… Continue reading OAuth 2.0 in emacs – Part 2
I want to write something in emacs to let me edit WordPress posts directly. There is of course the blogger-mode in emacs, but I’ve never managed to make that work. Then I noticed that JetPack in WordPress has a JSON interface. Supposedly it will let me do stuff to my blog via a REST interface.… Continue reading OAuth 2.0 in emacs – Part 1
On 19/02/2013 Nic Ferrier gave a great talk current status of Emacs, and where it’s heading. Skills Matter : In The Brain of Nic Ferrier: This Year in Emacs.
I recently migrated my linux box from bare metal hardware to a VMware virtual machine. At the same time, I upgraded from Debian squeeze to Debian Wheezy (testing). After the dust had settled, one nagging problem keep recurring. Every time I did an aptitude update or aptitude install, after everything successfully ran, I would get… Continue reading Error: GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.Spawn.ExecFailed: Failed to execute program /usr/lib/dbus-1.0/dbus-daemon-launch-helper: Success
During the emacs BoF at LCA2013 we decided to set up a mailing list for Australian users. Ben has now set it up and it can be reached here: Emacs-au-discuss
I just got back from having an amazing week at LCA2013. That was my first LCA and I was really not quite sure what to expect. It turned out to be an amazing experience. I met so man really smart people, learnt a lot and generally got exposed to all sorts of new ideas and… Continue reading Linuxconf 2013