Desinerd: Dipankar’s blog

Random thoughts on software development, technology and life.

Going from WordPress multisite to regular wordpress

We had a wordpress multi-site installation that was working just fine! However custom domain and SSL pose a clear problem, along with any specific changes one might have to make to the installation. NO CODE! NO SQL! So I decided to move back to regular wordpress. Now we are using the popular exponent theme, the challenge is that we are using a default demo setup which is modified. The goal was to make an easy shift, not make it into a week long project ;)....

January 8, 2021 · 2 min · 233 words · Me

Installing huginn on ubuntu 20.04

The default guide for Huginn installation works pretty well. The only part where you do get stuck is sudo bundle exec rake production:export So what really happens is that the console looks like it stuck, which is quite frustrating. Lets say you force quit this (Crtl^C). Try running it again and you will get an error like. root@localhost:/home/huginn/huginn# sudo bundle exec rake production:export --trace ** Invoke production:export (first_time) ** Invoke production:check (first_time) ** Execute production:check ** Execute production:export ** Execute production:stop Stopping huginn ....

January 3, 2021 · 1 min · 194 words · Me

Geeksphone Keon unboxing

I have the using the Geeksphone Keon over the last couple of weeks and its been an interesting experience till now. Just to start things of here is the unboxing of the packed unit. The box is really beautiful and really reminds you of a great mozilla experience! [caption id=“attachment_604” align=“aligncenter” width=“225”] The top side of the box![/caption] [caption id=“attachment_605” align=“aligncenter” width=“225”] The bottom of the box![/caption] [caption id=“attachment_601” align=“aligncenter” width=“225”] Neatly arranged battery, and handsfree!...

May 24, 2013 · 1 min · 130 words · Me

Bijan Sabet - Who took a chance on you?

Bijan Sabet on who took a chance of you Many folks get to experience some of their goals because someone, somewhere along the way, gave them a shot. They took a real chance based on something they felt or saw (vs historical evidence per se). Bijan Sabet - Who took a chance on you?.

March 12, 2013 · 1 min · 54 words · Me

SpaceX's Autonomous 'Grasshopper' Rocket Makes Milestone Flight | Autopia |

Show off ;) … great stuff @ SpaceX. Musk’s visit to SXSW was his second stop in Texas. The entrepreneur spent time talking to lawmakers about developing a space launch facility in the Lone Star State. SpaceX currently has two launch facilities for its NASA missions and commercial satellite launch customers. The current mission to the ISS was launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida. SpaceX is putting the final touches on a facility at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California....

March 12, 2013 · 1 min · 102 words · Me