Install Rmagick Gem on Ubuntu

A super easy, no fat, no carbs, anti-oxidant filled three lines that had Rmagick working immediately for me: sudo apt-get install imagemagick sudo apt-get install libmagick9-dev sudo gem install rmagick

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!


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

.profile Tip

If you are doing development on Linux using a bash shell this is a nice alias a time saver might be to setup some aliases. I am using an alias to start script/server via simply typing ‘ss’. Here’s all you have to do: Jump into your home directory and open hidden file .profile: user@kenyacoffee:~/railz/bort$ cd […]