Feedzirra and How I Installed It

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!

Install Gems from GitHub

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! How? Easy! sudo gem sources -a http://gems.github.com Now you can install any gem hosted on GitHub with something like: sudo gem […]


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