[Noisebridge-discuss] Moving into the 21st century w/ NB computing culture ...

Brian Morris cymraegish at gmail.com
Sat Nov 26 03:40:25 UTC 2011

Andy -

I found pretty much step by step instructions for installing from git on
Ubuntu LTS server.

I would be willing to give this a solid try. Lets go for it.


ps for the long term I definitely would like people to co-administer /

my (proposed) aim is Noisebridge-Diaspora  - Social Networking for
Hackerspace Culture (Community).


On Fri, Nov 25, 2011 at 4:45 PM, Brian Morris <cymraegish at gmail.com> wrote:

> Andy -
> I think we are in agreement about the arrangements for the hosting
> As far as driving the effort. I have to go assess work involved with  the
> administration of setting up and running diaspora.
> I do have some administrative experience and maturity to learn things on
> my own as needed, enjoy working with upstream developers, but I'm no guru.
>  Just a peek now looks like they have github source and some beginnings or
> Debian/Ubuntu support which helps.
> I 'll get back to you.
> On Fri, Nov 25, 2011 at 3:46 PM, Andy Isaacson <adi at hexapodia.org> wrote:
>> On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 05:16:48PM -0800, Brian Morris wrote:
>> > When I said "local" i didn't mean restricted to a private network, I
>> > meant that our machine / software would be just for Noisebridge rather
>> > than on some pre-existing platform with thousands or millions of
>> > people. If we used open source software then hackers here could alpha
>> > test mods and patches and submit them upstream. just like the linux
>> > distros do but on a more specific case.
>> >
>> > I see that NB does have outside servers, and physical reasons for that
>> > but I think that those are extensions of NB.  And I do not have a host
>> > to donate from and would not want to go that way if I did.
>> Hmmmm, sounds like you're talking about creating
>> diaspora.noisebridge.net hosted on a VM server in a datacenter
>> somewhere.  I'm totally down with that!
>> Would you be willing to drive this if there was a VM and DNS ready for
>> you to use?
>> > Half the point for me is to create some sort of community computing
>> > persistent project that encourages all to participate. I am so sick of
>> > classes.
>> I totally hear what you're saying about being sick of classes.  Working
>> on things that actually matter after the semester ends is such a totally
>> different experience, I can't even.
>> -andy
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