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Christopher B. Wright
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Hey those of you who are using #Drupal -- specifically, any of you who have managed to migrate from a Drupal 7 to a Drupal 8 site -- I could really use some advice.

So here's the thing. Eviscerati.org is currently a Drupal 7 site that makes heavy use of Views and Pages to segment my content into different types (articles, comics, fiction, podcasts). I figure the best way to migrate to D8, given that many of the modules I use aren't converted yet, is to migrate the base database into D8 and find new ways to "build around" that content.

So I set up a test D8 site and imported my D7 database into it. And on a very superficial level, it SEEMS to work. All my content is in there. It doesn't have site navigation or anything useful like that, but the data is in fields in a database on a D8 installation. Great.

The problem is that none of it will show up. When I click on an article (generic drupal 7 article, basically title-image-content) it will only display the title, image, and any comments -- the body text will not display. It's in the post--when I edit the article, everything is there--and when I look in the article content type I can see that the body field is included in the display, and it seems to be configured correctly, but it just doesn't show up.

Does anyone know why?
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So that last post when I said Amazon is giving individual issues of Curveball for free... Apparently other people are only showing issue 2 as free. I see every issue up to 28 as free, but I seem to be the only one. 
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No, the most likely explanation is that I was tired last night and got confused by the way Amazon formats 99 cents. (big zero, superscript, 99) I was apparently focusing on the big zero and not registering the 99.
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Curveball Issue 30, A Price Collected

It's the Halloween Issue!
You are here. Home; » Fiction; » Curveball; » TOC; » Issue 30: A Price Collected. Issue 30: A Price Collected. HOME · TOC · PODCASTS · ABOUT · ON TVTROPES · BUY IT. Submitted by C B Wright on Sun, 2016-10-30 00:12. Story: Christopher Wright Cover: Jamie Robertson Logo: Garth Graham.
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Fugazi fans are outraged by Martin Shkreli’s purchase of the group and inflation of their ticket prices to $9.
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Curveball Issue 29: Truths and Lies is finally up on my site! And we're still a third of a day away from October, which means this is still a September issue!

Story: Christopher Wright Cover: Jamie Robertson Logo: Garth Graham · Truths and Lies: Part One · Truths and Lies: Part Two · Truths and Lies: Part Three · Truths and Lies: Part Four · Truths and Lies: Part Five · ‹ Cracked Foundations: Part Four up Truths and Lies: Part One ›.
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Smartphone Week concludes at Help Desk with "Solving the Wrong Problem."
MONK: Actually, I think I'm going to volunteer for this one. KING: What? You're crazy. Don't listen to him, Phil, he's crazy. MONK: No, I'm serious. If this battery is legit, it could be a huge game-changer. Smartphone battery life is pathetic these days. They won't even last a whole day.
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... and then sell you the other half as a battery case.
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Smartphone Week continues at Help Desk with "Totally Not a Samsung Burn"
PHIL: So anyway, we're working on a new phone and we want you guys to try it out. KING: NO, Phil. I still have scars from last time. PHIL: This is completely different! We're not testing user retention technology, we're testing a battery! KING: NO, Phil. I like my apartment.
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Curveball Issue 31: A Trumpet Sounds, is now up on my site!

It's definitely not the Christmas issue!
Story: Christopher Wright Cover: Jamie Robertson Logo: Garth Graham · A Trumpet Sounds: Part One · A Trumpet Sounds: Part Two · A Trumpet Sounds: Part Three · A Trumpet Sounds: Part Five · A Trumpet Sounds: Part Four · ‹ A Price Collected: Part Four up A Trumpet Sounds: Part One ›.
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If you're interested in free ebooks and you have a Kindle, it looks like Amazon has decided that all of the individual issues of Curveball should be free.
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Those of you who have experience podcasting while using Linux, I need your help.

I am responsible for editing the Pen and Cape Society's Throwing the Gun podcast, so I'm also the one who records it (it's just easier that way). It has been a relatively straightforward process up till now: we all get on Skype, I fire up a Linux app that creates MP3s out of our conversation. Then I load the MP3s into Audacity and edit everything. Great.

Except that the version of Skype that is included with most distros is apparently no longer compatible with the most current Windows version of Skype, which we found out when I lost my connection during the last broadcast -- I could invite other people into a chat I'd started, but if they tried to invite me we all got messages that my Skype version was incompatible. So I went and downloaded the new alpha Microsoft released for Skype... and found that my audio recording app wouldn't work.

The new version of the Linux Skype alpha is based on the web version, apparently, and the web version doesn't include any of the API Skype uses to let third party apps record Skype audio.

So I'm a bit stuck at the moment. Can anyone tell me if there's a way to either: a) fool modern Skype apps to allow the older Linux client to talk to them, or b) route the Skype conversation into some kind of audio channel that will a program like Audacity record it live?

Thanks for any help you can provide.
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+Nerdy By Nature alas I do not use a mixing board. I wouldn't have any room for it on my desk. :)
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Smartphone Week continues over at Help Desk with "More Bang For Your Buck."
PHIL: Look, King, this battery is perfectly safe. It's not even one of ours! We're testing another company's tech. MONK: Really? It's been a while since we've done that. PHIL: Yeah, but this is pretty interesting. They made a battery that can store twice the amount of power as a standard ...
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Chemical energy is chemical energy, whether you release it in an electrolyte reaction or with very rapid oxidization.
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Author, Musician, Occasional Cartoonist, Scoundrel, Wit
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  • University of Mary Washington
    Performing Arts, 1989 - 1993
  • West Potomac High School
    1985 - 1989
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