Sunday, July 26, 2015

New Macbook Pro Setup

I'm finally switching to a Macbook Pro as my personal computer after a few months of using one at work. Local development on OSX is a lot easier and bug-free than on a Windows computer.

I started a gist with what I did for setup:

Saturday, July 11, 2015

In Order to Configure TCP/IP, You Must Install and Enable a Network Adapter Card

If you get this error message, you need to disable and uninstall your network adapter. Once you've done that, you can reinstall the driver to fix it.

Cygwin - Python Compiled Without SSL Support

Download error on https://pypi.python.org/simple/pip/: unknown url type:
https -- Some packages may not be found!

ImportError: cannot import name HTTPSHandler

I was trying to install pip in cygwin when this happened. Searches say openssl-devel needed to be installed, but it already was. Apparently python was compiled without ssl support.

My solution was to install cygwin-x86 instead of the 64x one.

Friday, July 10, 2015

md5sum: standard input: no properly formatted MD5 checksum lines found

If you see this error when you're using apt-cyg, it means you need to update apt-cyg.

You need to run the following commands:

lynx -source rawgit.com/transcode-open/apt-cyg/master/apt-cyg > apt-cyg
install apt-cyg /bin