Setting up the Ghost blogging system on FreeBSD

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Ah, a meta blogging post. Sorry, I try to keep these to a minimum… For those who haven’t been caught up in the hype yet, Ghost is a new blogging system that is much more minimal than WordPress and the other more popular systems. It’s designed to be much smaller and faster (plus it uses a lot of cool tools like node.js, handlebars etc). I recently tried to set up the 0.

With Emacs on Windows, make sure you know where your $HOME is

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The Gnu Emacs for Windows distribution appears to be pretty good at inferring where a reasonable place for $HOME is, straight out of the box. In my case, said reasonable place was %USERPROFILE%/AppData/Roaming which was an entirely acceptable default. That is, until several other tools entered the picture and disagreed with Emacs. We’ve recently switched to using git at work and the git ecosystem├é┬áneeded to have some ideas where its home was.