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Forum: What is on Your Mind? 7 Hours Ago
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Posted By Neo
Update on vB3 Migration to Discourse - Issues and Status of BBCode Transformations
We "completed" the migration of this vB3 site to Discourse a number of days ago. However, deeper testing by @Scrutinizer and @MadeInGermany revealed that a lot of text was mangled in the migration. ...
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Posted By Neo
Please post the script you have designed and...
Please post the script you have designed and written so far, to solve your problem.

Please put some effort into your own script and try; and when you post your best attempt, please post all sample...
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Posted By Neo
This would be easy with grep grep Cooker ...
This would be easy with grep


grep Cooker Sample.txt | grep Available
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Posted By Neo
If you search the forums, this question has been...
If you search the forums, this question has been asked many times over the past 10 years.

The answer is always the same:


The way to clear issue this is to reboot.

There is no reason to...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 4 Days Ago
1,221
Posted By Neo
Update: Ruby-bbcode-to-md gem is a code...
Update:

Ruby-bbcode-to-md gem is a code mangler (https://www.unix.com/programming/284003-ruby-bbcode-md-gem-code-mangler.html)
Forum: Programming 4 Days Ago
219
Posted By Neo
Ruby-bbcode-to-md gem is a code mangler
Warning to Users of the Ruby gem ruby-bbcode-to-md

The Discourse plugin ruby-bbcode-to-md maintained by Neil Lalonde on GitHub (https://github.com/nlalonde/ruby-bbcode-to-md) is a total code...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 4 Days Ago
501
Posted By Neo
Update: It turns out the plugin recommended...
Update:

It turns out the plugin recommended by the discourse community, ruby-bbcode-to-md is basically garbage, and completely mangles code in migration.

I want to thank MadeInGermany for...
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Posted By Neo
You will more-than-likely get a faster reply if...
You will more-than-likely get a faster reply if you post your questions in our new forum here:

UNIX.COM Community - UNIX.COM Community free technical support for all Linux, Unix-like and UNIX...
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Posted By Neo
You will more-than-likely get a faster reply if...
You will more-than-likely get a faster reply if you post your question in our new forum here:

https://community.unix.com
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 6 Days Ago
501
Posted By Neo
On another note: I have had a few people...
On another note:

I have had a few people comment about converting new site to www.unix.com versus community.unix.com, so let me remind everyone:

This site has over 200K man pages and none of...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 6 Days Ago
501
Posted By Neo
When the day comes where this site is read-only...
When the day comes where this site is read-only all logins processes will be disabled so password hashes in a DB are mostly irrelevent.

Cheers.
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Posted By Neo
Did you try: # openssl version -d ...
Did you try:

# openssl version -d
OPENSSLDIR: "/var/ssl"
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 1 Week Ago
501
Posted By Neo
Update: The moderation team has decided to...
Update:

The moderation team has decided to open both forums, the old vB forum (this one) and the new one (Discourse forum) for the time being.

We want to get more user feedback and also...
132
Posted By Neo
Please Stay Home and Safe During the Pandemic
We are wishing every please stay home and stay safe during the pandemic.

Don't forget to try out our new forums at;

https://community.unix.com

Login over there while at home and tell us what...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 1 Week Ago
501
Posted By Neo
FYI: We have started the process of the...
FYI:

We have started the process of the "final migration" to the new community site.

New posts and new registrations on www.unix.com are disabled.

Details on the site site coming soon.
...
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Posted By Neo
See this post: Announcement: New Discourse...
See this post:

Announcement: New Discourse Site to Go Live this Weekend (https://www.unix.com/what-is-on-your-mind-/283988-announcement-new-discourse-site-go-live-weekend.html)
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 1 Week Ago
501
Posted By Neo
This site will stay the same, READ ONLY. The...
This site will stay the same, READ ONLY.

The new site will have a new name which I will put in the banner of this site when the cutover is done.

It will be easy to find, do not worry.

All...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 1 Week Ago
501
Posted By Neo
Announcement: New Discourse Site to Go Live this Weekend
Update: Both the new site and site are live.

We plan to set this site (www.unix.com) to read only and there will be no new registrations here after this weekend.

I plan do the "final"...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 1 Week Ago
627
Posted By Neo
Making progress getting the vB "thanks" to...
Making progress getting the vB "thanks" to convert and migration to discourse "like"...

Results from migration test run 5:

The number of discourse "likes" will not match the vb forums because...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 1 Week Ago
627
Posted By Neo
OK... this new code works as intended: ...
OK... this new code works as intended:


#code to deal with how discourse tags the first post in a topic in the post_custom_fields table
$query = 'SELECT firstpostid FROM thread WHERE...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 1 Week Ago
627
Posted By Neo
Regarding PHP code to create migration table for...
Regarding PHP code to create migration table for vb thanks to discourse likes, I have modified the code to make up for a mismatch between how vb3 and discourse deals with the first post in a topic...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 1 Week Ago
627
Posted By Neo
Seems like the "likes" migrations worked well,...
Seems like the "likes" migrations worked well, and most of the profile counters have updated, except mine (for some strange reason, LOL)

The discourse system gives more weight to likes to people...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 1 Week Ago
627
Posted By Neo
FYI: Completed Migration vB3 to Discourse...
FYI:

Completed Migration vB3 to Discourse including Legacy vB3 Thank You to Likes - installation - Discourse Meta...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 1 Week Ago
627
Posted By Neo
ubuntu:/var/www/includes/cron# cat...
ubuntu:/var/www/includes/cron# cat thanks_to_discourse.php
<?php

/**************************************************
+-----------+------------+-----------+-----------+
| thanker | unixtime ...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 1 Week Ago
627
Posted By Neo
Here is the working ruby import_likes function: ...
Here is the working ruby import_likes function:

def import_likes
puts "\nimporting likes..."

# created mysql user_actions table in vb3 using PHP script and included that table with...
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