Talk:Hackathons/Laptop setup

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VM[edit]

It might be better to do all this in a VM (e.g. using VirtualBox or Hyper-V) in case something goes wrong. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 77.13.234.134 (talkcontribs) 14:18, 26 July 2013

Time for an update?[edit]

I'm trying to prepare a new laptop for the Wikimedia Hackathon in Stockholm, next week. Just a few questions...

Maybe more questions will follow, internet here is terribly slow... Thanks for answers, RonnieV (talk) 16:09, 10 August 2019 (UTC

As we are moving more and more to Telegram, or at least using that besides IRC, should https://desktop.telegram.org/ be among the suggested/advised installations? RonnieV (talk) 17:03, 10 August 2019 (UTC)

The installer for Git (2.22.0) asks in the third screen (not the first) to select components. Use Git Bash only is not among these... RonnieV (talk) 18:34, 10 August 2019 (UTC)

O, found this one two screens further. Default there is Git from the command line and also from 3rd-party software. But lets keep it save. RonnieV (talk) 18:40, 10 August 2019 (UTC)

And selection Vim for Windows (default) is not the recommendation Git gives. RonnieV (talk) 18:38, 10 August 2019 (UTC) After installing SSH (First installed Git) I made a keygen. What if I move to another computer / windows-account? Do I have to use the same key, or is this just specific for the (Windows) user on this specific computer? (Sorry, just had my laptop stolen, so am even a bit more sceptic about things like this). RonnieV (talk) 19:21, 10 August 2019 (UTC) Next: Gerrit setup

Hackathons/Laptop setup/Gerrit setup
Open http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/ in a new tab, and create an account.

Is it just my luck that Wikimedia uses SUL, so my Wikipedia-account is my Wikimedia-account is ehhh... my Gerrit account?
The developer account needs to be made, and that is an obvious step. RonnieV (talk) 20:45, 10 August 2019 (UTC)

Hackathons/Laptop_setup/Windows_set_up_Python#Edit_the_Path tells to put two Python2.7-location at the end of the path. The installation of HexChat put Python3.6 in front and installing Python 3.7 requires other things to put to the path. I updated the HexChat-Python-path-variables to direct to Python 3.7 RonnieV (talk) 20:45, 10 August 2019 (UTC)

And for more python-complexity... Git-review is based on Python 3.4... RonnieV (talk) 20:50, 10 August 2019 (UTC)