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Ruby ri output not coloured in iTerm 2

When I run Ruby ri in an iTerm 2 terminal window, the output is not coloured and I don't know why. Other programs such as Vim work with colour properly. Running ri -f ansi Array.sort results in ...
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Installing Ruby with RVM in Ubuntu 14.04

I installed RVM using the following command \curl -L https://get.rvm.io | bash -s stable Then I restarted the terminal and executed this commands source ~/.rvm/scripts/rvm rvm requirements rvm ...
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How to install development tools when Ruby compiled from source

I have Windows 8, and I need to install Ruby 2.1.2 for a project. I followed these instructions. I unzipped the source into C:\Ruby2.1.2\src\, ran nmake in C:\Ruby2.1.2\build\, and ran nmake install ...
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Removing or Uninstalling Ruby, Rails, and/or Gems from Mac OS X 10.9.4

I had some health issues and was away from my iMac for about 6-8 months. I’m not exactly sure which version of OS X was running when I stopped using it, but I had just installed Rails and was about ...
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ruby source 'https://rubygems.org' # Bundle edge Rails instead [closed]

trying to run ruby on rails using aptana to start learning ruby and ruby on rails using wamp server but it keep showing me this 2 messages source 'rubygems org' # Bundle edge Rails instead: gem ...
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ruby/rails with powder not showing website

I've run powder default inside my project directory. Which leads to this page when surfing to http://localhost The application's environment settings are in this gist The project has been ...
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Online service to execute Ruby scripts

I am investigating the possibility to start a backup up server remotely in case the main server fails. The idea is: Amazon Route 53 monitors the main server The server fails, which triggers an alarm ...
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Gem: Could not find a valid gem in any repository

my problem is that I installed ruby and gem successfully with no errors, but when I go any further, trying to install any gem, it threw an error: ERROR: Could not find a valid gem '<name>' ...
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How can I set the terminal encoding when running a crontab job?

I have a crontab job which executes a Ruby script on Arch Linux. It works basically, but when I call "googlecl" to post to my blog, it always shows a "safeDecodeError" exception (eg.: ...
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Compass watch exits randomly without output or error

I am using the ruby gem compassto preprocess sass/scss to css. Using compass watch path/to/scss I keep precompiling every time the scss-files are updated. But every now and then, the process simply is ...
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Which version of rails should I install with ruby 2.0.0 installed?

Hi I am building a ROR development environment on a new computer with windows 7, now I have Ruby version 2.0.0 and Gems version 2.2.2 installed. Which version of Rails should I install? I saw ...
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Typical cases where I might use exceptions in programming [closed]

Can someone please help me with something that seems simple but I've never really got my head round. Exceptions! I know how to write an exception but countless code samples with variables foo and bar ...
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Upgraded to Mavericks, C compiler cannot create executables

Upgrading to Mavericks, I appear to have broken my Ruby on Rails development environment, which requires ruby 1.9.3 because of various gem dependencies. Within that app directory, I'm trying to ...
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How to define new scopes using arbitrary delimiters in Sublime Text 2

TL;DR: How do I bring Ruby-like comment scope to plaintext files for sublime text? I want to customize my plaintext file look in ST2 by allowing comments. So far I have managed to extend the ...
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OS X `gollum` install not working

I've tried many things to fix this, but i can't get get gollum as a cli utility. gem install gollum completes with ... Building native extensions. This could take a while... ERROR: Error ...
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gitlab-ci Ruby problems

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 server x64, and I'm trying to set up gitlab-ci via these instructions https://gitlab.com/gitlab-org/gitlab-ci/blob/master/doc/install/installation.md After these steps I get an ...
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Installing dashing using gem causes make errors ubuntu

ive been trying to install dashing made by shopify. But when ever i install using gem make will allways through up errors Heres the error im geting from the gem install errors
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How to stop ruby on Mac OS X

When I run a faulty ruby loop programme, my CPU start running fast as you can see in the following image. I stop abort it by ctrl C but it keep running. Only I can stop it to restart the computer. Is ...
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Remove last word from whole string [closed]

I have following string 2014-04-29T06-19-20_17368f93ce02e18f278ae22d248e7d0692db3f54d2409_1088x288.mp4.uploaded I want to remove the last .uploaded word from this whole string . How can I do ...
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Find particular file in particular directory

I want to find the particular file name in particular directory in ruby. I tried the following Dir.glob() file = Dir.glob("/home/prakash/Desktop/*.uploaded") output: ...
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zsh and Ruby print issue

Has anyone come across an issue where Ruby's print method leaves behind a % at the end of the line using zsh? I'm using oh-my-zsh (https://github.com/robbyrussell/oh-my-zsh) with iTerm2. Here is an ...
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How to run a launchd task every weekend once?

I am trying to run a ruby program as a cron. I have figured out how to run the ruby program from a launchd The problem is that I don't know how to say "Run the job once every Sunday". Below is my ...
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Bootstrap - Jekyll: Forbidden - no access permission to `/'

I'm doing a tutorial on Twitter Bootstrap and apparently I need to install Jekyll for this. I've followed the installation procedure, but now I'm stuck getting Jekyll to work. In the terminal (Ubuntu ...
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Can't install ruby gems

For some reasons I can't install ruby gems anymore. I run into SSL problems recently and think that could be the problem. After asking google I've changed the gem sources from https:// to http://, but ...
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How to fix this “Errno::EACCES: Permission denied” error while executing a compiler script?

On trying to execute a compiler script from command prompt, like this "C:\sass.bat" "--cache-location" "C:\Users\admin-win8\sass-compiler" "--debug-info" "C:\webapp" "C:\webapp\css\all2.scss" ...
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How can I get Homebrew and MAMP (Pro) to play nicely together?

I am using MAMP Pro for most of my local application development and am trying to install ruby , etc via homebrew however homebrew will give me the following warning: Warning: "config" scripts exist ...
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Issues compiling passenger for apache2 on CentOS

I am trying to install openproject on a CentOS 6.5 (Release 3 from OVH) following this tutorial but with mysql in place of postgresql. I'm nearly done but I can't seem to compile passenger for apache ...
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What should I make out of this message?

I am trying to set up the Ruby on Rails on my Mac OS X Maverick just to check whether I have Rails installed I typed rails --version and I got this as response ...
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Vagrantfile - is rvm in ~/.rvm/scripts/rvm or ~/.rvm/bin/rvm?

I'm still learning my way around some of the more hidden files in terminal and I was trying to setup a Vagrant box with rails via shell script provisioning, with some help from these links: ...
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How to install ruby tesseract on linux mint(after following instructions I keep getting a compilation error)

Hi I'm trying to install ruby tesseract on linux mint OS. I've installed tesseract and ruby teseract-ocr but every time I try I require the gem I get this compilation error: CompilationError: compile ...
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how to jump to table in rubymine 6/intellji rails model dependency diagram

I remember there was a keyboard shortcut we used back in the day.. any ideas? or at least what's the name of the action so that i can assign a custom keyboard shortcut in the rubymine key map ...
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All rails application logs being written to apache error log

I've deployed a ruby on rails 4.0.3 application to a server that I've configured with the following likely relevant software: Ubuntu 12.04.4 x64 server Phusion Passenger 4.0.37 Apache 2.2.22 Ruby ...
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ruby1.9.3 links to ruby1.9.1 in Debian Wheezy after install with aptitude

I have just attempted to install ruby1.9.3 with aptitude but for some odd reason it keeps symlinking /usr/bin/ruby1.9.3 to /usr/bin/ruby1.9.1. Here are the ruby version in /usr/bin: lrwxrwxrwx 1 ...
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OS X Automator Shell Script for custom search with special character not encoded with utf-8

I find a script here Mac OS X (Lion) Chrome: shortcut for "Search With Google" which shows how to do google search using shell script in OS X Automator. The original script is: open ...
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Ruby commands are turning off tty echo

After running Ruby scripts, almost 100% of the time, the bash command line will appear to be inactive, while in fact it's silently accepting my keystrokes without showing them to me. This has ...
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Correct way of setting Ruby2.1 as the go-to application when it referenced to/called via shell?

I have installed Ruby 2.1 on my headless Debian server (7.4) by downloading the source from https://www.ruby-lang.org/en/downloads/ and then running the routine of ./configure make make install ...
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how to run ruby app on startup

I'm trying to run a sinatra app on startup in linux mint. I'm using the startup applications preferences to add the path to the ruby file that I'm trying to execute: shotgun /path/to/file/file.rb ...
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Upstart spawned threads won't clean up

I have an upstart job which runs: exec su - pi -c 'cd /data/zeus_station/releases/20140217074914; export PORT=5100; ~/.rbenv/bin/rbenv exec bundle exec thin start -R config/config.ru -p 9000 >> ...
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Pow server - my site need port number for .dev

there, I am new to Ruby and trying to use Pow in my Mac. When I type MYSITE.dev/ in my browser, it always says "The connection was reset". But it works fine for MYSITE.dev:20559. It seems that I ...
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Redmine install on Apache2/Ubuntu 12.04 EC2 instance

Can someone point me to a guide or guides that explain how to get Redmine running on Ubuntu 12.04? From installing Ruby to setting up Passenger? I've tried a handful of times and have never been ...
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compass stopped working after installing old ruby

I was trying to get command-t to work in vim, and when troubleshooting it seemed like I needed to install an older ruby (1.8.7) than the one I had (2.0.0) I tried installing ruby 1.8.7 but got some ...
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bash vi mode: What does # -*- mode: ruby -*- # vi: set ft=ruby : mean?

I'm looking through some random code, and at the top of it, it says this: # -*- mode: ruby -*- # vi: set ft=ruby : What does this mean? I know it's a simple question, but I couldn't find it out ...
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Automating Craiglist

I would like to be able to quickly respond to craigslist ads even when I am asleep or away from my computer. Basically what a site like www.classifiedadresponder.com does, but my own way of doing it ...
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Issue installing gem

So I'm trying to install this gem but hitting an error. https://github.com/cgore/ruby-btce The actual README says to do a gem install, so I guess I didn't need to clone the git repo? Anyway, I had to ...
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RVM is not a function, selecting rubies with 'rvm use …' will not work

I am trying to install Discourse as explained here but the command # Use installed ruby as default rvm use 2.0.0 --default results in this: discourse@ubuntu:~$ rvm use 2.0.0 --default RVM is ...
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install gem for older ruby 1.8 on Mac OS X 10.9 Maverics

I installed osx-trash using the answer here but got the error: /System/Library/Frameworks/Ruby.framework/Versions/2.0/usr/lib/ruby/2.0.0/rubygems/core_ext/kernel_require.rb:45:in `require': cannot ...
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Opening a file in Aptana Studio 3 from command line

I am learning Ruby on Rails using Michael Hartl's railstutorials webcasts. He opens files from command line using Textmate. How can we open a file from command line using Aptana Studio? What is the ...
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yaml.h not found after installing libyaml

I have installed libyaml yet Ruby install can not find yaml.h. I do not have sudo permissions so everything must be done as a normal user. wget http://pyyaml.org/download/libyaml/yaml-0.1.4.tar.gz ...
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What does the linux “mkdir bin lib lib/NAME test” command translate into in Windows?

I am working on a Ruby tutorial and it is having set up projects using the listed command. It is not quite clear to me what they are exactly doing with that command. Are they making a path ...
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Multiple web apps on a laptop friendly way

I have a large collection of mini web apps written in Rails and Sinatra which I constantly use. My objective is to host them in a laptop friendly way. Most of deployment articles I have seen are ...