Ruby is a general-purpose object-oriented open-source scripting language. It sees a high degree of use in the configuration management space, and is popular for web development due to the high adoption of Ruby On Rails

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How to use a common library of environment variables among different languages?

We have three main languages with which we perform system tasks: Bash, Ruby, and PHP, and Perl. Four, four main languages. We use managed environment variables to provide authorization info that ...
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Bringing up EC2 instances with vagrant-aws errors

I'm trying to automate acceptance testing by using vagrant to bring up machines with amazon's EC2 service, so I added the dummy box and copied the Vagrantfile off Github, but when I try to run vagrant ...
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Passenger 4 preloader hangs

I set as usual a VM with a standard configuration of Apache + Passenger hosting a Rails 3.2 app. The app is working with Sphinxsearch 2.0.4 via the thinking sphinx gem. After the deploy, at first ...
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How to fix rubygems.rb:1070:in `require': closed stream (IOError)?

I deployed a Rails app to a Red Hat server. It worked fine for over a week and then the server was automatically restarted during the weekend and now the app won't work. I was getting this error: ...
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Production redis server has 100% cpu usage

My production redis server has gone mad and has been hogging up 100% of CPU usage. I have done everything that I can from upgrading redis server to restarting the machine. I can't figure out what's ...
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RVM autolibs for rubies in production environments

In production, once I was used to add some utility packages (like curl, ssl etc.) to the RVM distribution before installing rubies, just to be sure that no missing libs requirements warning or errors ...
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require a gem in a ruby script fails at boot time

I am booting using a machine using chef. I need it to install a init.d script which it does and when the script is invoked at the end of chef run the script fails on the require 'daemons' line (shown ...
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RVM Not Finding Library

I am running CentOS 5.9 and installed RVM on it. However, whenever I run rvm requirements or rvm install 1.9.3, I get: --> Processing Dependency: libyaml-0.so.1()(64bit) for package: libyaml-devel ...
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Best practice for setting up RVM, Passenger/Apache with multiple Rubies and running as specific users?

My goal is to run ruby applications under different server users with potentially different versions of ruby. So i would have users that serve as the "hosting account" essentially. Document ...
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How to make Chef-Server use Ruby 1.9 on Ubuntu?

I've installed Chef Server on Ubuntu 12.04 using the official instructions, which uses the "omnibus installer" that has embedded ruby 1.8.7. I'm trying to install knife-windows, but when I run gem ...
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RubyGem installation can't find header files

I'm running Ruby 1.9.3 on CentOS 5.3. I installed it by compiling Ruby 1.9.3 from source, along with libyaml. I'm also using rbenv to manage versions, so I placed the compiled installation in ...
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Postfix piping to a ruby script. Is a new ruby process created for each email?

I'm writing a ruby script to process incoming email for a specific email address using a transport. Postfix transport table me@example.com ruby-script Postfix master file ruby-script unix - ...
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VPS setup for hosting more than one app (via VMs?)

First of all, I’m not an admin, so excuse me if my questions are kinda obvious/lame – I’m just a ruby programmer, which would like to host few apps on his server;) Lets say, that I’ve got 3 ...
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How do I manage Ruby installations on production machines with sparse resources?

I have a virtual Debian host with about 256MB RAM running a little Rails application that won't need more. As Ruby 2.0 is coming along, it should be upgraded in the near future. The last time I ...
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mysql gem broken in debian testing?

I've been trying all night, and so far have been unable to compile the mysql gem for ruby on my Debian Testing 64Bit system. I believe it is because I have the openssl v1.0.0 library installed. Here ...
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Mongrel failing to start after an OS update

So there's this installation on a virtual server, administered by Plesk, running CentOS. The OS has been automatically updated recently - this broke a custom ruby installation. I haven't set up the ...
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Vagrant - Unable to up instance due to “librarian” not found (even though it's installed)

Quite a strange problem I'm having, basically I type "vagrant up" and I'm immediately presented with: Gem "Librarian" was not found. Try running `vagrant gem install librarian --no-ri --no-rdoc` Of ...
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github push -> redmine issue duplicate comments

I've successfully connected github to redmine and whenever someone puts an issue reference in a commit message and pushes it to github, a comment is added to the redmine issue referring back to the ...
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Why do I get “Error 'configure:3485: error: C compiler cannot create executables'” when I install Ruby 1.9.3 on Fedora 12?

When trying to install Ruby 1.9.3 on Fedora 12, following "Complete Guide to install Ruby 1.9.3 on CentOS", I get the following error when running the command ./configure: $ ./configure checking ...
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Chef rbenv cookbook recipe user not found

I have a problem with Chef rbenv cookbook. Once I start to bootstrap a server it gives me a error: could not find user recipe for cookbook rbenv But the recipe is in the recipes folder. I can not ...
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Puppet: build DNS file from node config (or: how do I iterate over node variables globally)

I also use puppet for my nodes. I am also running a (BIND) dns server. Would it be possible to use the $aliases variable I have for each node in a template for the DNS module? My nodes look like ...
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Why can't I connect to my PostgreSQL database?

I'm trying to install tentd-admin. The install fails during this step: $ DATABASE_URL=postgres://localhost/tent_server bundle exec rake db:migrate I also tried this: $ ...
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Options for Executing Scheduled Scripts on a PHP Server

I have a server that I've setup running PHP. This serves JSON files and is running fine. I also have several scripts that reads data from an outside source, connects to my MySQL Database Server, and ...
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Ubuntu, ruby 2, rails 4

I'm trying to setup a server, which has Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, Ruby 2.0.0-p0 and Rails 4 beta1. I can get everything installed but rails 4 has a slight error and I'd like to get someones opinion. When I do ...
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Redmine (RoR rack app) on uWSGI forgets sessions when ran with more than one process

When I log into redmine it forgets that I was logged after first click on any link or immediately after the login redirect. After I refresh the page a few times, I am still logged in in some of this ...
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RPM Package a ruby project

I want to package a ruby program that I get from git into a RPM package. I have at my disposition a build server and a production server (Same OS / Same Arch). As most ruby project, mine does have ...
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Unicorn Shared Socket

Is it possible to have a unix socket across a network? Is it possible to have multiple application servers running unicorn use that same shared socket? The setup I'd like to achieve would look like: ...
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Gitorious - ActionController::UnknownHttpMethod when logging in?

I'm going to install Gitorious as a slave server for failover purpose follow this blog post. gitorious.conf NameVirtualHost *:81 <VirtualHost *:81> ServerName gitorious.domain.com ...
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Trouble installing Redmine on CentOS 6.2 - undefined method db for main:object

I am trying to install RedMine on CentOS 6.2 but I am running into difficulties when I try to access the site. Using this guide, I have configured the following in environment.rb: # Load the rails ...
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Running recipe name

In Chef, is possible to get the recipe name when this recipe is running? I want to add recipe name on logging/debugging. Something like: Chef:Log.info "#{recipe_name} xxxx"
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How do I completely remove all Ruby gems?

I am trying to completely remove my Ruby and Rails installation. After uninstalling Ruby with apt-get remove ruby1.9.1 I see that all the Ruby stuff like ruby, rake and irb from "/usr/bin" was ...
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configuring Munin for Nginx 1.2.4 on ubuntu 10.04 ubuntu ec2 instances

I am running my ruby on rails app ubuntu 10.04 ec2 instance and I am using nginx 1.2.4. I am trying to configure munin to get stats fron nginx, I have recompiled nginx and its working fine but I am ...
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vagrant - Could not find chef

New ubuntu 10.04 vagrant setup, and trying to run vagrant up $ vagrant up [default] VM already created. Booting if it's not already running... [default] Clearing any previously set forwarded ...
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Bundler (or Ruby) mangling require paths

About 50% of the time, when I run bundle (or bundle exec foo) I get an error like the following: > bundle ...
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Install Ruby and Rails on Debian Squeeze

We have a Linux (Debian Squeeze) server in production, currently running apps on a LAMP stack. I now need to bring over an existing RoR app from a different server onto this new server and get it ...
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Puppet - Call custom function (which contains case/when) from manifest

I am working on puppetizing my httpd and nginx vhost confs. Right now I have 5 servers which each have their own port and are run on server1, while nginx is running on server2. Obviously I need to ...
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SSH 'connection reset' when attempting multiple simultaneous outbound connections to the same host

I have a script that executes a Rake remote task which executes once for each of two roles. Both roles are users on the same Vagrant instance. So essentially the task is opening two SSH connections ...
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Chef / ruby / erb files - How does this example code work?

I am working on a custom bootstrap template, based on a sample template. I am looking at the example of getting the validation key from the workstation to the brand new server, and from what I can ...
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shift a localhost site from webrick localhost:3000 to apache2 passenger localhost/redmine or redmine.localhost [closed]

I have installed application called REDMINE on my localhost, using ruby on rails. It is accessible webrick script through localhost:3000, on my PC. Now I want to shift to apache2 passenger, I tried ...
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How should secret files be pushed to an EC2 (on AWS) Ruby on Rails application?

How should secret files be pushed to an EC2 Ruby on Rails application using amazon web services with their elastic beanstalk? I add the files to a git repository, and I push to github, but I want to ...
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Linux: find thin server running on port 80 and kill it

On my Linux server I ran: sudo thin start -p 80 -d Now I'd like to restart the sever. The trouble is, I can't seem to get the old process to kill it. I tried: netstat -anp But what I see on port ...
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rvm doesn't install in centos without root privileges [closed]

I trying to install RVM using deployer user that doesn't had root privileges ant I getting this error: bash: line 439: ./scripts/install: Permission denied Any help? Thank you!
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Puppet and Vim fighting over Ruby version

I have installed puppet 3.0.1 from the .dmg from puppetlabs. If I remove ruby 1.9.3, puppet works, but other things like my vim install (dependant plugins) do not. According to ...
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nginx proxy_pass to different backends based on location / passing rewrited url

What the quickest and cleanest solution if you want to proxy URL request to two different backends via proxypass based on location. location /app1/ { alias /var/www/ruby/public; ...
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segfault in timeout.rb using gem with ruby enterprise edition (ree-1.8.7) [closed]

I'm attempting to install a gem on my new Ubuntu 12.10 (GNU/Linux 3.6.5-x86_64-linode28 x86_64) server, and I'm getting a segfault in timeout.rb . I've installed rvm, and ree, and getting this error ...
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Fixed ruby/mysql connection with new libmysql.dll, and broke Apache in the process

Ok so bit of background - all my development has been on a local Windows 7 machine. I had Apache with PHP/MySQL running with no issues. Been using ruby (1.9.3 and latest rails release 3.2.9) with ...
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How do you configure rvmsudo using chef?

I am using the chef-rvm cookbook by fnichol to perform a system wide installation of Ruby via RVM with the rvm::system recipe. I.e. In my run list, I have (with no additional attributes set): ...
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How to stop basic Postfix after-queue script from BCC-ing sender?

I'm building a content filter for Postfix (2.9.3 package installed via apt on an Ubuntu 12.04 test VM) and I'm starting with a very basic Ruby (1.9.3) template and building up functionality. ...
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When to use Bash, when Python/Perl/Ruby? [closed]

What's your rationale for when to write a Bash script and when to use a more powerful scripting language (Python, Perl, Ruby, ...)? I'm finding that very simple scripts are nicer with Bash, but many ...
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How to use monit to make sure only one instance of process is running

I have ruby daemons running. Once in a while we'll accidentally start up a second instance of it, which causes race conditions. Can I use Monit to detect if multiple instances of 'my_ruby_daemon' is ...