[Noisebridge-discuss] media wiki image upload and viewing - best ways?

Lee Sonko lee at lee.org
Wed Oct 23 07:36:54 UTC 2013


I would guess that you don't have a program on your server to rescale the
files. Installing ImageMagick will probably fix it
http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Installing_third-party_tools

I remember when I installed Mediawiki, when I was following the prompts on
the web pages, it told me whether or not my server had the needed programs
to convert images.




On Tue, Oct 22, 2013 at 7:09 PM, Frantisek Apfelbeck <algoldor at yahoo.com>wrote:

> Hi to all,
> I'm trying to upload pictures to our new food hacking base (fhb) group
> wiki and I'm not succeeding completely.
>
> I've managed so far to upload the picture and view it, however only in the
> native size like this:
>
> [[File:Fhb_logo_cut_kasiri_jeju_800_fa26062013.jpg]]
>
> if I try to resize it and add some addition info like here:
>
> [[File:Fhb_logo_cut_kasiri_jeju_800_fa26062013.jpg|300px|thumb|center|Bambibi
> mascot]]
>
> I get just "link" no picture viewed at all.
>
> I wonder if I need to install some plugins for media wiki like I did
> before for doku wiki (gallery in that case)?
>
> Also I would like to know if you would recommend rather to share the
> pictures on flicker and put on our wiki's just links. I have seen that
> being done by many hackerspaces. Are the advantages speed and organization
> (having it all on one account)? What plugins would you recommend to install
> in that case? Is there some "group flicker account" set up which you would
> recommend?
>
> Our wiki is here
>
> https://foodhackingbase.org/wiki/Main_Page
>
> Many thanks for any ideas and help,
>
> Sincerely,
>
> Frantisek Algoldor Apfelbeck
>
>
> biotechnologist&kvasir and hacker
>
>
> http://www.frantisekapfelbeck.org
>
>
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>
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