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Jazz and the MediaWiki package

And rain, I mustn’t forget the rain. I’m worrying about the roof, although far less than I used to (it’s a different roof). The jazz is the radio; it’s on. But the main point this morning is exploring the mediawiki-lts … Continue reading

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Planet Freo not offline

I thought I’d better phrase the title of this post in the negative, seeing as the blasted thing has been more often offline over the last couple of months than it has been online. Even when it’s been online it’s … Continue reading

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Piwigo rocks

I have been using Piwigo for a couple of years (photos.samwilson.id.au), and have been really happy with it. The ability to work with large numbers of photos (uploading lots, and bulk-editing) is what made it a pleasure to use to … Continue reading

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What goes Where on the Web

Every now and then I recap on where and what I store online. Today I do so again, while I’m rather feeling that there should be discrete and specific tools for each of the things. Firstly there are the self-hosted … Continue reading

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What web-based software to use

My current favourites, based on the idea that software should be constructed with a specific use in mind (obviously, wikis are an odd exception to this): Blogging: WordPress Photography: Gallery Collaboration: MediaWiki Personal files, contacts, and diary: ownCloud

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Upgrading MediaWiki and SMW

I was updating MediaWiki to 1.17 last night, and kept getting a:: Fatal error: Call to undefined function wfWarn() in /var/www/w/extensions/SemanticMediaWiki/includes/SMW_Setup.php on line 49 because I was setting up SMW with $wgServerName: require_once(“$IP/extensions/SemanticMediaWiki/SemanticMediaWiki.php”); enableSemantics($wgServerName); and this has been deprecated in … Continue reading

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Catching up…

I have been playing around with a different form for this website for the last couple of weeks. Because I don’t particularly care if people don’t have access to it all the time, I made the changes to the live … Continue reading

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Nothin’ like a Good Upgrade to Start The Day

I got up early this morning to grab the phone line before the others awake – there’s eight here today and I guess someone will come hassling before long. I have returned to using wordpress (the software that I was … Continue reading

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