Thanks for your tutorial - being totally new to Linux, it was a godsend!!
However, I did have a few issues, specifically with the Cython install - I could not get this to work at all. Eventually I found that Cython is now on version 0.19.2 (or something), and I managed (somehow !!) to modify your tutorial to get things to work.
By the way, for any others who are new to Linux, and who (like me) could not get the <wget> commands to work, then "STOP".... and get your partner/best friend/pet dog to type in the instruction instead. You will utterly fail to spot, on your own, where you were repeating (endlessly) the same typo that was causing the command to fail every time. This is a hard lesson to learn but, once encountered, will be unlikely to be forgotten!
I am still struggling with the tail end of your tutorial, where the Pi starts to download data from the Weather Station. I think that your tutorial might benefit from describing what files are going to be created at each stage, and where they are going to be stored. I ended up using the <startx> GUI to 'sniff around' inside the created folders and files, convincing myself that valid data had actually been obtained from the Station (I ended up with bi-hourly data, or one line of acquired data every 30-minutes - all verified by 'scrolling back' on the TouchScreen of the main Station, and also by looking at the data downloaded into the supplie PC software).
In the (currently) third section of your tutorial, referrring to "weather.ini" configuration, there are two references to the following command:
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python -m pywws.LogData -vvv ~/weather/data
The first reference seems (to me, with my limited experience in Linux and Python) to be 'out of place'. Am I missing something?
I then finally reach your reference to the <pywws.Process> command - and this is where I am stalling. I seem to get a huge list of output, none of which is very reassuring, and most of which seems to suggest that, if I continue, very bad things will happen to me an my family !!
Naturally, I believe that teh error is all my doing, but that (so far) isn't helping.
When I get home, I'll try and capture the output (no idea 'how' exactly !!) and will post it here to see if it means anything to the 'guri' amongst you.
And, that's where I'm up to now. Delighted and still enthusiastic!
Scatch-built BBC B in 82: blank PCB+scavenged plastics& PSU. Sinclair Calc & ZX81 kits in 74&82. PONG (AY-3-8500) in 77. 1st PC in 89: 386/25+387&10MbHDD. Have previewed pictures with my PiCam. I'll maybe save one next week (new to Linux)!