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My jekyll-powered site's source code.

branch: master
README.mkd Jekyll Source Files

This repository hosts the files needed to generate the site. Feel free to use it for reference.

Additional Ruby Gems

Simply issue the command

gem install <name of gem>

to install the necessary Ruby gems for this site:

  • jekyll_ext

If you encounter errors, look in the messages to see if there are any missing gems.

Arch Linux - Installing Pygments

For whatever reason, easy_install is not available on Arch Linux, my primary OS. To install Pygments on Arch Linux, which is needed to enable syntax highlighting, first install python2-pip.

pacman -S python2-pip

Then install Pygments

pip install Pygments


A Rakefile tells ruby what to do. My Rakefile has tasks for cleaning up the site output, for generating a new post, among other things.

Available Tasks

rake deploy

This is a command that uses s3cmd to sync the jekyll-generated pages with Amazon S3.

rake clean

This deletes all the files in _site.

rake write["Title of post"]

This creates a new post in _posts.


Thanks to these people for the resources they provided:


Content in _posts is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

The site HTML/CSS, stuff under _layouts, _includes, etc. are free for you to use. I'd really appreciate a link back to Kismetik, but it's not a super must.

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