Jun 30 2008

How to work around the “no address associated with hostname.(SocketError)” when installing Rails

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I was trying to install Rails the other day at work and they had just finished implementing some “new improved” [...]

Dec 16 2007

How to get past the `require’: no such file to load — mkmf (LoadError) when installing the “mysql” gem

Google Query: extconf.rb:1:in `require’: no such file to load — mkmf (LoadError)
After some of my readers tried my tutorial on “How to install ruby on rails in Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon (7.10)” they ran into some trouble installing the “mysql” gem. I finally found the answer after some Googling at Mentalized.net. The summary is below.
“mkmf.rb” is [...]

Dec 11 2007

How to get past the “(Gem::Exception) SSL is not installed on this system” error when installing Ruby on Rails

Google Query: ERROR: while executing gem … (Gem::Exception) SSL is not installed on this system
I received this error when I tried to install Ruby on Rails on another Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon (7.10) system the other day. After some Google searching I finally found my answer at Nabble.com.
Basically, you have to install [...]

Dec 10 2007

How to create a MySQL database from the command-line client

Google Query: create a mysql database from command line
Since, I just started dabbling in Ruby on Rails, I need to also deal with database software. My database of choice so far has been MySQL. I know this seems obvious to seasoned database programmers, but I always forget how to create a database from the [...]

Dec 2 2007

How to get past the “Could not find rubygems-update (> 0) in any repository” Error

Google Query: Could not find rubygems-update (> 0) in any repository
While I was installing Ruby on Rails in Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon (7.10), I ran into the above error when I ran the command to install Rails:
sudo gem install rails -y
On one of my Ubuntu machines, I was lucky enough to just run the command again [...]

Dec 1 2007

How to install ruby on rails on Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon (7.10)

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Google Query: Install Ruby on rails in Ubuntu
I recently did a fresh install of Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon on my home pc. I [...]



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