Calling All DevOps People: Chef 101 Workshop at CloudOpenview story

http://www.linuxfoundation.org – With both private and public clouds, increasingly complex virtualized environments and data getting bigger every day, DevOps folks are looking for ways to automate their infrastructure and expose data that informs important decisions about how to manage their enterprise. That's why we're partnering with Opscode, the creator of Chef, to host the Chef 101 Workshop at CloudOpen. (General)

Path issues with a source installview story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – I hope my title isn't confusing. I've got a CentOS 5 machine and I had Ruby 1.8.7 installed on here. So in order to upgrade my Ruby installation and gems/rails I Uninstalled Ruby: sudo yum remove ruby Downloaded the latest stable release of ruby and untared it: wget... (HowTos)

To root or not to root?view story

http://serverfault.com – Please see the (somewhat) related topic here. My day-to-day tasks on a linux machine require superuser access since I would be (re)starting services, monitoring the system, (un)installing stuff etc. Some time ago, I was insulted/ridiculed in an IRC session (as to be expected), because I was logged in as root to install ruby. Apparently, it is normal* to install services while being root, but no (HowTos)

(E: dpkg was interrupted... run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a'...)view story

http://askubuntu.com – I was running an upgrade with the apt-get command, and it was taking an exceptionally long time because half way through my ISP hit me in the face with their fair usage policy. (HowTos)

"E: dpkg was interrupted, you must run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a'" hung up for hours?view story

http://www.backtrack-linux.org – I was running an upgrade with the apt-get command, and it was taking an exceptionally long time b/c half way through my ISP hit me in the face with their fair usage policy. (HowTos)

securing a ruby on rails installationview story

http://serverfault.com – I successfully used this tutorial: http://techbot.me/2010/08/deployment-recipes-deploying-monitoring-and-se... for our ruby on rails server. but I wonder if this installation is safe. what troubles me is that the same user "deployer", who is a sudoer, is running the application. (HowTos)

How to compile and install kmail1view story

http://forums.fedoraforum.org – This procedure compiles the kdepim package. There is more in the kdepim package than just kmail and all the programs in kdepim will be replaced with the release. If you converted to kmail2 you will have to save your emails since you converted to kmail2 and move them to kmail1. You should do a complete backup of your system before installing the release. (HowTos)

mongoid connection issueview story

http://serverfault.com – I've been trying to use Mongoid with Rails on Ubuntu. (HowTos)

[ubuntu] Converted over, need some guidance.view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi all! Up until a few months ago I never really thought about Linux, then I went to a work interview where they only used open-source software. He gave me an Ubuntu cd and I went ahead and made a dual-boot. After playing around with it I discovered you can do much more than you ever would in Windows. The funny thing is here in South-Africa even seasoned programmers know nothing about Linux. (Hardware)

Programming challenge: Create a GUI windowview story

http://forums.fedoraforum.org – I got this idea from this thread about how to create graphical applications in Linux. (HowTos)