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Where did my command (Heroku) go?

I expect to be schooled on this but have exhausted my Google searches and scant knowledge of how OS X finds a command. I've been using heroku for years and for some reason today I get the result: /...
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Downloading Images through Wget With Proxy

I've written a ruby tool to download multiple images. However, this time I'm having to configure wget with a proxy. Prefix is the specified directory of where I want the images to go and md5_sum is a ...
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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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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.: googlecl....
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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 windows 7, I have Ruby version 2.0.0 and Gems version 2.2.2 installed. Which version of Rails should I install? I saw this on rubyonrails.org/...
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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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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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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 this?...
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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: /home/prakash/Desktop/abc....
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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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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 /System/Library/Frameworks/Ruby....
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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 2....
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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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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 can'...
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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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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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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 bin/lib/...
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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 ...
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How to install rvm as user jenkins?

I am following these steps to setup a Jenkins server on an Ubuntu EC2 instance. Everything is fine until I get to this step: As you can see (at the end of the output) I am being asked for the ...
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“which rails” works.. but “rails --version” doesn't.. how come?

This may be related to what i did here.. but when I type the command which rails I get /usr/bin/rails but when i type rails --version I get: /System/Library/Frameworks/Ruby.framework/...
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How to Properly Use a Cloned Rails Project

Recently, I set up a new dev machine. To get it to seamlessly work with my other machine, I used Git to put my project on BitBucket. Then, I cloned it to my new machine. However, running rails s on ...
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How to execute Ruby scripts on Windows 7 with minimal technical effort?

I've written some Ruby scrappers which will be used by some non-technical guys. I want to make these Ruby scripts executable on Windows with minimal effort. What are my options beside installing Ruby?
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Syntax Highlighting in Adobe InDesign

Is there a way to get syntax highlighting for Ruby into InDesign? I found a few examples for how this might work with GREP and HTML, but for any other language you had to define every element yourself ...
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How do I avoid continual issues with multiple programs (git, ruby, python) and default network drive path problems?

I am not an advanced user. Windows 7 PC. Our network admin has a network drive (H: drive)that installs on restart.....which I do not have access to when not in the office (or is not available via VPN)...
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Using ruby application in launchctl scripts

In OS X, I am trying to create a script invoked automatically by launchctl. This script will invoke ruby application (jabber-tee and terminal-notifier) installed with gem. Her is my python script. #...
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Cursor keys leave insert mode in irb in vi mode

I am using vi-mode in a ruby IRB by having a ~/.inputrc containing only the following line: set editing-mode vi Since I changed from ruby 1.8.7-p371 to ruby 1.9.3 and 2.0.0, IRB (and the rails ...
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I am having trouble using SASS/Compass on localhost in Fedora 18

I am attempting to use SASS/Compass in Fedora 18 on my localhost test server, located at: /var/www/html Ruby/gems and compass have already been installed. Now, I'm trying to create a test file and ...
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Launchd Exited with code: 1

I have been spending way too much time trying to figure this one out. My launchd job keeps giving me the error "Exited with code: 1". Here is the plist: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ...
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How to use each in rails to display values of an array [closed]

I have a @keyword variable which holds the string "cat dog mouse bird" I want to display the values of each word under a span element. My algorithm looks like <%= @keyword.split.each {|key| "<...