September 2012

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Note that the guide is still work in progress! I will remove this line as soon as I dare to consider this guide to be helpful. No warranty that anybody will appreciate it ;)

After some years of humble Drupal usage, I want to start sharing my experiences. Especially when you are new to it, you have no real idea on how to get started with an easy Drupal installation. It starts with the choice of the editor, covers image handling and ends somewhere in the guts of the Drupal module and theme system.

Creating a bootable USB Stick on Mac OS X from an ISO Image

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This is actually just a copy of an article from, but they tend to move things around and I like to have short search times. Apart from that, this works for FreeBSD and even for Windows (tested with Windows 7) as well. Sorry for this this blatant plagiarism, but it might be also to your advantage ;)

One more note: If you want to create a bootable USB stick to be used on a Mac/OS X, do not forget to format the stick with Disk Utility to HFS+ with a GUID partition table.

Brew install R fails - Updated right away

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I just cleaned up my home brew cellar and had problems reinstalling R. I got the old well-known error message:

brew install r
==> Downloading
Already downloaded: /Library/Caches/Homebrew/r-2.15.1.tar.gz
Error: This formula requires a fortran compiler,...

Reinstalling gfortran (which was actually installed already) did not help and so I decided to trick home brew until the problem is fixed, with the following:

Octave Debugging

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This was actually a Comment in another post of mine, but I’ll paste it here since the migration to Disqus and it’s worth a post anyway:

iss replied on Mon, 2011-07-04 10:31:

I just found a nice site about Octave debugging. It told me about the following two functions, which are very nice for debugging, which is a pretty pitty in Octave in contrast to Matlab :/