Native Ruby 1.9 + Rails 3 in Ubuntu

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Install the Ruby 1.9.1 (which is actually 1.9.3, presently) package:

You will also need to remove all packages that use Ruby 1.8.x. The easiest way to do this is to just use synaptic, search for “ruby”, sort by “installed” … Continued

Scraping Twitpics with PHP

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Update! My twitpic scraper (as well as search API calls) have been integrated into NCSU’s Tweetgator. Check it out on Github! A couple months ago, IU East re-vamped its twitter wall. We incorporated a codebase originally developed by NCSU, and … Continued

Making the Switch

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Since January of this year (2010), I have helped 3 separate people make the switch over to Linux from Windows. Last year I helped two people do it, and I am currently in the process of converting our desktop (used … Continued