Here I’ll show you how to recover or restore your local octopress repository, for instance you’re on a new machine, or just lost your local copy of it.
It requries you to have a repository on github that you’ve deployed your octopress posts.
First I recommend that you read this post: Clone Your Octopress to Blog From Two Places, the Recreating a local Octopress repository section.
And here is what worked for me, please replace
kinopyo with your user
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Tips on Converting HTML to Markdown
Somehow the latest 3 posts are still missing after I git cloned my remote repository. I checked in advance and saved those copies as html. And after I restored my octopress repository I used Pandoc to convert those html to markdown.
It works like:
Thoughts on Disaster
p.s. I stored my blog octopress repository on Dropbox and somehow it just all gone, it really shocked me. Probably it was my fault not theirs, but still I always thought Dropbox is a safe place, but I don’t even have a clue why it happended and somehow could’t see the history and restore from their website. After I noticed it everytime I came up with something to write I’ve had used it as an excuse, or maybe I was not in the mood to deal with it(also I didn’t know how…).
So I need a fallback solution about Dropbox, every disaster changes you to rethink about current seems comfortable situation. And hope I’ll write more often :)