installing emacs in cygwin

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

OAuth 2.0 in emacs – Part 2

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

Error: GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.Spawn.ExecFailed: Failed to execute program /usr/lib/dbus-1.0/dbus-daemon-launch-helper: Success

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

Linuxconf 2013

Two guys I met at Linuxconf 2013

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