Daily progress

It’s only been a few days and I’ve begun to feel some pressure on meeting the demands of this challenge. I knew it would be difficult but I have a problem with my overall purpose or vision for this challenge. I framed the challenge as a desire to “create something daily”. However I’m allowing all…

Categorized as Daily

ssh -i asks for password

Check user permissions: User home DIR should be limited to 744 ~/.ssh = 700 https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/36540/why-am-i-still-getting-a-password-prompt-with-ssh-with-public-key-authentication

Game Maker Studio

Started working on my first game, Average Bob Space Adventure. Currently following tutorials by Friendlycosmonaut and they’ve been incredibly helpful. Luckily Game Maker Language has a similar syntax to PHP so it’s been pretty easy to pick up. If you want to follow Bob’s progress check the GitHub repository.

MySQL/MariaDB woes

Recently had some issues with a fresh MariaDB install. After installation I was unable to create a new user. After testing a few things I realized I also had issues changing the root password. I eventually was hit with the error message: ERROR 1372 (HY000): Password hash should be a 41-digit hexadecimal number After numerous…

Categorized as Development

Open source journalism

We recently started a discussion on stream on what open source journalism might look like for as us developers. We also discussed some implications and use cases for both readers and journalists. Here’s a quick breakdown of our initial chat on 2/6/2020. I plan on editing this post as we continue to grow this idea…

Playing Quake 3 on OS-X

I was surprised to see how easy it was to get Quake 3 up and running under OS-X 10.10.5. With these simple steps you’ll be up and running in no time. I think I see a dedicated server in my near future. Download a pre compiled ioquake3.org/get-it (Windows, Linux, Solaris also available) Version 1.36 for OS-X Mount ioquake3.dmg Move ioquake3 folder to your  /Applications…

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