trying to understand pelican themes

I have been reading over the pelican documentation on theming, but I find that it's rather terse with respect to its guidance on working with Jinja filters. I am therefore having trouble just trying to install frankV's 'twenty-pelican-html5up' theme. FrankV's theme notes a few caveats with regard to the install.…

start Ghost on boot as a service on Ubuntu

I was looking for an easy way to start Ghost on boot up and keep it running even if the applicaiton crashes. To do this, one has a few options. I initially wanted to get it working as a service under /etc/init.d/, but accomplishing this turned out to…

persistent Ghost on Ubuntu Server with Forever

This entry addresses how to make the Ghost application persist: Forever. Forever is a programme that can be used to start Ghost and keep it alive as a background process (i.e. allowing you to continue to use--even close--your terminal without it stopping Ghost). Also, Forever will monitor Ghost and…

configuring Gmail for Ghost on Ubuntu Server

The official Ghost documentation has a pretty good write-up about how to congifure your mailserver for various clients. This post offers a bit more insight into configuring Gmail. The Ghost documents describe the process for configuring Gmail [in config.js] as follows: mail: { transport: 'SMTP', options: { service: 'Gmail', auth: { user:…

using Ghost with Apache on Ubuntu Server

Ghost is built on top of Node.js, which has built in HTTP server — meaning that people who only run Ghost on their server don't need to bother with Apache. I am not such a person. Rather, I host several web-based applications from the same machine, and use Apache…

installing Ghost on Ubuntu Server

Ghost is an Open Source application which allows you to write and publish your own blog. It's simple, elegant, and designed so that you can spend less time making your blog work and more time blogging. Right now to use Ghost you'll have to download it and install it yourself.…