Centos 5.5 official repository is rather outdated for today so the latest Ruby available there is 1.8.6. If you need a newer version e.g. 1.8.7 you should install if from sources: 0. Install prerequisites: sudo yum install gcc zlib zlib-devel 1. Download the latest version… Read More »Install Ruby 1.8.7 from sources in Centos 5.5
In order to use install man pages for various commands in Solaris it is necessary to get two packages: SUNWman and SUNWdoc. You can check if they are already installed using commands ‘pkginfo SUNWdoc’ and ‘pkginfo SUNWman’, or just try ‘man man‘. If they are… Read More »FAQ: How to install manual pages in Solaris?
Today Google has announced operating system Google Chromium OS. It still not ready to end users as is under deep development but now everyone can see its concepts, benefits and nature. Astonishing news as for me. There were a lot of rumors about Google OS… Read More »Google Chromium OS!
This could be an outstanding news by its significance. The next version of Ubuntu (Lucid Lynx or Ubuntu 10.04) won’t include GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) by default due to its user interface that is too complex… What a #@^*? Actually complex UI is not… Read More »GIMP to be removed from Ubuntu?
This post is dedicated to quality html editors for Linux and Ubuntu operating system in particular. You may think that nowadays nobody uses offline editors as there are so many content management systems (CMS) like Drupal (my favourite one), WordPress, Joomla etc. which contain embedded… Read More »Top 3 Linux HTML editors
Update: Using Ubuntu Lucid Lynx? Here is corresponding article for you: Install Google Chrome (Chromium) on Ubuntu Lucid Lynx. One of the easiest way to try Chromium browser in Ubuntu Linux (Google Chrome browser for Unix/Linux operating system is named as Chromium) is to use… Read More »Install Ubuntu Chromium browser (Google Chrome for Linux)
This article is presented to you by LaptopLogic.com. Go there to read the latest info on the top rated laptops and the best laptop accessories. [digg-me]The High Definition (HD) content is everywhere these days, from HD and Blue Ray Discs to streaming HD media. Although… Read More »Watching HD Media on Linux made easy
There are several ways to disable usually noisy PC speaker in Ubuntu Linux (this is what beeps every time you wish to keep silent). The fastest one is just to unload its kernel module/driver: sudo modprobe -r pcspkr Add the the line “blacklist pcspkr” to… Read More »The fastest way to disable PC speaker in Ubuntu
Imagine the following situation: you have to compile some Linux/Unix application or kernel module that requires kernel source present at your hard drive, say, in /usr/src/kernels/kernel-2.6.21-i386/ or elsewhere. But there is not enough disk space to copy these sources or install kernel-devel or linux-source packages… Read More »Mount remote filesystem via ssh protocol using sshfs and fuse [Fedora/RedHat/Debian/Ubuntu way]