Hobix(1) flexible generation of static blogs


hobix command [weblog-name] [command-options]


Hobix is a complete blogging system, designed to be managed on the file system and accessed through a command-line application. It brings together Textile, YAML and erb to create a powerful system for static generation of blog sites.


General Hobix commands:

Checks for Hobix upgrades and upgrades when there is a new version. This command is disabled when using the Debian package of Hobix.

The following commands can be used for managing the weblogs known to Hobix:

add weblog-name /path/to/hobix.yaml
Adds a pre-existing Hobix weblog to your list.

List your weblogs.

create weblog-name /path/to/
Create a brand new weblog.

del weblog-name
Remove weblog from your list.

Start the DRuby daemon for weblogs in your config.

The following commands are Hobix weblog specific:

edit weblog-name
Edit weblog's configuration

list weblog-name search/path
List all posts within a given path.

patch weblog-name patch-name
Applies a patch to a weblog.

post weblog-name shortName
Add or edit a post with identifier 'shortName'. (You can use paths, for example: `blog/weddings/anotherPatheticWedding')

regen weblog-name
Regenerate the all the pages throughout the site.

upgen weblog-name
Update site with only the latest changes.


Hobix was written by Why The Lucky Stiff <[email protected]>.

This manual page was written by Paul van Tilburg <[email protected]> for the Debian project (but may be used by others).