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A Day in the Life of Your Average Linux User: Rails on Ubuntu

Posted 11-18-2009 at 08:02 AM by Murdock1979

*Disclaimer: the following narration is for entertainment purposes only and does not necessarily reflect any real scenarios...or does it?

Let's follow a seemingly "simple" task for an average Linux user:

Scenario: Install Ruby on Rails on Ubuntu System

This sounds simple enough. Anyone familiar with Rails, knows there are 4 easy steps to installing a Rails web model:
1. Install Rubygems
2. Update Ruby Gem system
3. Install...
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openSUSE 11.2: Getting Started!

Posted 11-18-2009 at 01:12 AM by ~sHyLoCk~
Updated 12-04-2009 at 08:55 AM by ~sHyLoCk~

Originally posted in my BLOG.

First things first, let me once again tell you I've become a huge fan of openSUSE. it's absolutely everything I look for in a Desktop OS.

Now I'm gonna write my experience down. A few slight quirks, which was not SUSE's fault but since I'm new to it [ well I used it a year ago, but that was only for a month], it was mainly because I wasn't aware of SUSE's way...
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Linux incompatible with HP Compaq dc7900?

Posted 11-17-2009 at 09:06 PM by Anemocracy

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Originally Posted by irishbitte View Post
Have you thought about running linux as a Virtual Machine? It means you can mess up plenty and still start from scratch, especially if you 'need' your current windows installation. I suggest running a linux in VirtualBox and seeing how you get on. Also means someone could help you through it using logmein.com or something similar.
Thank you, I'll give that a shot and report back
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enable mp3 support in K3b - ubuntu 9.10

Posted 11-17-2009 at 08:35 PM by jkzfixme

I recently took the plunge and upgraded my daily driver box to the latest greatest. There is nothing ground breaking about the install other than the speed of ext 4 so I wont bother going into that aspect. However one thing that threw me was K3b. When burning a cd for my daughter it kept coming up with
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Unable to handle the following files due to an unsupported format:
It has been so long since I did a fresh install in a desktop environment as opposed to a server that I totally forgot about the legal...
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bash diff2html compare differences in 2 files in html

Posted 11-17-2009 at 03:43 PM by roybal (Subjectively)

diff2html is a free and open source utility that uses the output of diff(1) to graphically compare two files in html.

diff2html

The whole thing is written in bash 3.2

/bithead
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