freeCodeCamp 2018 JAMstack Hackathon at GitHub in San Francisco on November 3 - 4

freeCodeCamp 2018 JAMstack Hackathon at GitHub in San Francisco on November 3 - 4

@QuincyLarson since i faced some difficulties with the windows machine to set up the environment. I have moved to Ubuntu 18.04 now.

Everything is going pretty good until the copy command statement “pbcopy < ~/.ssh/”

I have added the screenshot of the error message below. since am new to Linux environment. I’m not sure how to proceed further with deb name. can you please kindly help me on this?



It fills up more than a screen’s worth but here is the beginning part with what seems to be important.
And if it makes a difference, I am using Win 7.


But when I click on that link to the “published site” that is in blue and towards the top, it sends me to this:


@GopiTheContributer pbcopy is a Mac command. I think you’ll get similar results by using the cat command like this:

cat ~/.ssh/

Then, copy that text from ssh-rsa at the beginning through and including @localhost at the end. It’s @localhost in this example but it may be different for you.

You can then paste that into GitHub as needed. Hope that helps! :sunny:


Hi Rebecca,

It seems that Github is definitely connecting to Netlify so I would suggest going back to see if the push is successful on github because as I understand it, Netlify will only publish something that has already been established on another platform. The issue is elsewhere and it sounds like you might have missed something in the last step. How did you manage with the push from Github because that was where I got stuck the most. If you can, investigate the push in github and let me know if you see any problems with that.

Don’t give up! You are very very close!

Yours Sincerely,

Murrium Zaheer


It feels like I’m close but I don’t know why it’s stuck at this point.
Here is a screenshot of the repo in github.


and this is a shot of the code. This is the only place that I changed things from the original files.

I put it in edit mode so that I could wrap it and you could see what I actually changed.
Anything not right here?


Has anyone got reply after registering for the Hackathon?


Hi Rebecca,

I don’t see anything wrong with the code, it looks pretty good. A lot of coding is trial and error, I have been stuck on certain challenges for more than months and not been able to figure out what I did wrong. Its pretty normal. Don’t give up because if your code is working and your push went through, then there is something else amiss, I might not be able to help you right now but hopefully someone else who reads this will. I totally have faith that it is too close not to eventually get there. Its probably something really minor.

Yours Sincerely,



Hi Rebecca, it looks like your git repository is in the src/pages folder of your gatsby site, rather than the full gatsby folder. Netlify uses the build script in the package.json file to create the site so the repo needs to include it to recognize your project as a gatsby site.

Try creating the repo in the parent folder of your src folder, which should be named whatever you named it when you ran “gatsby new” (it looks like in the above tutorial they named it “gatsby-site” in step 5).

Once you push the repo to github you should see the src folder as well as a few configuration files like package.json on the top level. When you see this you should be ready to connect it to Netlify.

Hope that helps - let me know if it doesn’t work for you.

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Wondering too.

And some more characters to hit the limit.


Did anyone get invites via emails yet after applying?

We have about a month left till the hackathon so I want to start prepping for it.


I got the reply

Extra word for the limit


yeah, I saw that just now too :slight_smile:


Are we going to pitch during the hackathon?


I did too and I have a question regarding the live streaming. Is there somebody I can contact via email?


I’ll ask anyway as I want to have this set if possible well in advance.

It said that there will be livestreaming during the hackathon for those online. I don’t know if it’s possible at all but is there a way to have real time captions? Or will there be supplemental materials to assist? Or is the livestream video something that could be ‘ignored’?


and @QuincyLarson… tagging you as I have no idea who to get ahold of. (sorry I know you are a super busy guy right now with the major undertaking going on right now!).


Hi. Can anyone help me find where is my folder for the gatsby.
It seems like i was successful created it, but now i don’t know where it’s is to navigate
Plus, is there anybody there have same problem like me when all the gastby, node, npm are in the /root and you can’t change the directory for them?


I’m having trouble with the gatsby installation. I’m stuck on step #5 when I run gatsby new gatsby-site I get gatsby: command not found


Did you install Gatsby in step 4?