rake make – Complaining on Ubuntu 11.10?

Running Ubuntu 11.10 and while trying to install command-t (vim plugin), I ran into the following error… $ rake make (in /home/bctp/.vim/bundle/command-t) /usr/bin/ruby1.8 extconf.rb extconf.rb:24:in `require’: no such file to load — mkmf (LoadError) from extconf.rb:24 rake aborted! Command failed with status (1): [/usr/bin/ruby1.8 extconf.rb…] /home/bctp/.vim/bundle/command-t/Rakefile:136 (See full trace by running task with –trace) Well…

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#Trapped Note To Self

Always set hard deadlines when hard deadlines are set. Example: 1. Friend says “I need X by Y” 2. I say “I need Z by N” This now breaks down into a simple conditional statement. Here’s the algorithm in C if(N && !Z) { return 0; }

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Going Back To School

Inevitably, I’m drawn back to going to school. Might as well make the most of my unquenchable thirst for knowledge. I was looking at different schools and have come to a natural conclusion… I REFUSE to wear any other school’s colors. I’ll be a UCF Knight for life and am going back to UCF to…

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Magic HFS+ Command Line Mount String

I was having the MOST trouble remotely remounting a USB HFS+ drive hooked into one of my servers. This did the trick. The issue was that it’s an HFS+ drive that was unsafely ejected from the macbook pro and didn’t want to remount with r/w permissions. sudo mount -t hfsplus -o rw,user,auto,force /dev/sdb1 /media/GCOOLER

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Running Django from Rackspace

If you’re trying to develop on rackspace using django, there are a couple things you need to do… 1. Open the port you’re intending to use (8080 in this case) sudo iptables -A INPUT -p tcp -m tcp –dport 8080 -j ACCEPT 2. Execute python manage.py runserver the right way python manage.py runserver [::]:8080 Finally…

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What I’m Learning

Data aggregation and visualization tools and methods using Python / Django / MySQL and whatever else is required to help add some transparency into our day to day lives involving government, local business etc. iPhone Development – I know.. Although I really love the Android platform and develop on it at my 9/5, because of…

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Weekend Recap

Got another two police departments reporting online and fixed a bug in the geocoding when multiple possible address matches are returned. I’m definitely learning a LOT of python and django.¬† VIM is getting another good look. I’m amazed at how powerful an editor it is. Learning something new about it every day. Picked up a…

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Weekend Recap

So.. Until i’m insanely rich, or able to legitimately take a 2 year vacation without drastically modifying my quality of life, or service if you want to look at it like that, I’ll be completing these little mini hackathons during the weekend. On 12/5/2011 I competed in the AT&T Mobile Hackathon¬†and won first place along…

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