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bio website jdodds.github.com
location Kent, OH
age 29
visits member for 5 years, 5 months
seen Oct 8 '13 at 5:44

I'm a lifelong programmer and comp-sci enthusiast. I really enjoy automating things that can be automated, and in general feel that humans shouldn't have to do things that robots can do unless they really want to.

I also really enjoy making music and studying up on neuroscience.


Aug
28
comment Can't seem to install imagick
Or add it to the extensions line in /etc/php/php.ini, since you seem to have installed it via PECL as opposed to the AUR package. Or whatever php.ini your php is using. In short, you probably just need a extension=imagick.so line somewhere.
Aug
28
comment Can't seem to install imagick
You probably just need to uncomment the line in /etc/php/conf.d/imagick.ini and restart apache (or whatever server you're using).
Aug
24
comment Can't seem to install imagick
I'm running 5.4.6, the aur build uses imagick 3.0.1 and this patch: sprunge.us/gWGZ
Aug
24
answered Can't seem to install imagick
Aug
23
comment Launching FPM pool as superuser / reflecting root access
Yes, I know, I've been running Arch for a few years now. Also, network settings can be set elsewhere (and in a variety of ways), and both network settings and DAEMONS are being phased out of rc.conf into separate files. Settings in rc.conf currently still work.
Aug
23
answered Launching FPM pool as superuser / reflecting root access
Jan
16
comment Easy packages versions management
If you want centralized management, you need to pick one source, and stick with it, unless you want to write your own management scripts. "Software releases" can mean "when a version of the software is released" or "when it is packaged for my distro". If you want to be on top of all of it, you'll need to write something aggregating the method(s) that the relevant programs use to alert their users to new releases.
Jan
2
comment Easy packages versions management
You need to clarify what you mean by packages. If you mean packages available for installation on a linux distro, there's a plethora of ways to get this information for each distro. If you mean software releases, you've got mailing lists and so on. If you mean distro packages PLUS stuff like PEAR and CPAN packages that aren't necessarily up to date in your distro, you'll probably need to roll your own solution.
Oct
8
awarded  Yearling
Sep
2
answered How can I login to Ubuntu 7.04 without being able to see the screen?
Jul
24
awarded  Teacher
Jul
22
answered Subversion and external collaborators: HTTPS vs. VPN
Jul
22
awarded  Supporter
Jul
22
comment Is there a way to add all files and directories that are unversioned to SVN repository?
Yup. If you're anything like me, you'll end up with a small collection of one-liner shell scripts for doing common batch svn stuff. @Camsoft: One wonders why svn does not support a lot of things natively ;)
Jul
22
answered Are there any security issues when adding a cmnd_alias for svn to /etc/sudoers?
Jul
22
answered Apache directory listing only for specific IPs?
Jul
21
awarded  Autobiographer