I’m an Ubuntu user and wanted to give the Feedzirra gem a shot and play with some RSS feeds today but unfortunately I ran into a few problems — which were CAKE to fix thanks to apt-get and hopefully this post will save you some time!Continue reading
Month: February 2009
I’ve seen a few people confused by this, and I was stumped back in the day SO:
FYI, if you want to install gems from GitHub you need to add it as a source!
sudo gem sources -a http://gems.github.com
Now you can install any gem hosted on GitHub with something like:
sudo gem install yo-mama
One other thing to note. Gem names when installing from GitHub are formatted as: username-projectname
So if you were looking @ user “billybob” and he forked a gem/project called “fishface”… the way you install would be:
sudo gem install billybob-fishface
If you are using RailsCollab on Ubuntu and emails are not working, check the config and make sure the path to sendmail is /usr/sbin/sendmail . This tripped me up because the default path to sendmail is /usr/bin/sendmail and i hardly noticed it was wrong!
Postfix in Ubuntu = /usr/sbin/sendmail