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How to make it to do more? Themes
By TeresaJ , Section News []
Posted on Tue Jul 14, 2020 at 10:43:47 PM PST
Hi everybody!

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Alive? New Code
By bcarney , Section Project []
Posted on Tue Jul 15, 2014 at 04:33:07 PM PST
Is this project still alive? I have a customer that wants it installed on my server, but after surfing around the site it almost appears the project is abandoned. Is there a walk-thru guide available for installing on Ubuntu? I take it from what what I've read here Scoop basically doesn't work in I correct in that?

(596 comments) Comment >> moving off scoop. Announcements
By nemsis , Section Code []
Posted on Tue Jul 15, 2014 at 04:32:16 PM PST will be moving away from scoop June 20, 2008.

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where does one post for developers? how about a job area? Boxes
By hasseinc , Section Code []
Posted on Sun Oct 31, 2010 at 01:31:17 PM PST

I would like a scoop developer, but it's not clear where to post for one?

also, the fact that the latest news (section) is from 2006 is disconcerting. is scoop "over"?


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Shibboleth Enable? Feature Requests
By lobatt , Section Wishlist []
Posted on Mon Dec 29, 2008 at 09:04:53 AM PST
since openid been mentioned, scoop can be shibbolized for single sign-on

(1075 comments, 72 words in story) Full Story >> in need of a makeover Announcements
By rudedude , Section New Scoop Sites []
Posted on Sat Oct 18, 2008 at 11:23:09 AM PST
HELP... My scoop-based rudepeople site is in need of a serious makeover. I don't have the time, talent or inclination to learn everything I need to make it "sing". Therefore, if you want to participate in an overhaul of the site, please contact off-list at rudedude [a t] and tell me what you can do.

(859 comments) Comment >>

New Music Site ... in Scoop Announcements
By MightyD , Section New Scoop Sites []
Posted on Fri Apr 04, 2008 at 04:51:04 PM PST

The MoBetta Jam Experience is a jam band based in Altadena, California. We've implemented our musical blog in Scoop.

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Trees and Things is Coming Out Announcements
By 3fingerspointback , Section New Scoop Sites []
Posted on Wed Nov 15, 2006 at 12:00:00 PM PST
Trees and Things, a current events discussion group launched in mid-2006, is nearing completion.

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