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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Uninstall ruby from source

I installed ruby 1.9 on my fedora 13 machine from source. I want to go back and use the older 1.8.6 (which I'll install with yum), unfortunetly it appears that I can't simply uninstall my current ...
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How do I cleanly remove ruby 1.8.7 from CentOS 5?

How can I cleanly remove my ruby version 1.8.7 from CentOS 5? I installed it by downloading the source code and performed a make.
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How to setup Ruby and RubyGems on CentOS?

I have a CentOS 5.5 (64-bit server) I'd like to install Ruby 1.8.7 (current patch level) and RubyGems What's the best way to go about this? disclaimer: I'm a CentOS noob
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Separate server for Resque workers

I'm trying to segment a few servers for a Rails project and part of that is entertaining the idea of isolating Resque workers to their own box. I already have Redis broken out, but is it common to ...
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Parse/Edit Apache conf files with Ruby?

I need to write some scripts to make changes to Apache conf files, namely to add/update VirtualHosts. I plan on doing this in Ruby. before I write my own, are there any scripts/rubygems which allow ...
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Why does my namespace and class name conflict?

I have a puppet module installed that is called ntp. A node do I define by node testip { include myconfig::ntpp } and in /etc/puppet/modules/myconfig/manifests/init.pp have I class myconfig::ntpp ...
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How to handle Docker memory management?

Update: Rather than spinning up my resque worker through the docker command (to test), I instead killed all my containers with fig kill, added it to the fig configuration, and ran fig up. This worked ...
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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: $ DATABASE_URL=postgres://...
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Mysterious Ruby processes on Rails server

I'm trying to chase a bug on a Rails site and I've noticed that there are recurring Ruby processes which are hogging CPU and won't go away. I'd like to suss out what's starting them and how to either ...
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Ruby testing on stable debian server

I've a dedicated debian 5.0 server, which runs the "stable" tree. Now I want to install [testing] ruby 1.8.7 - but my system isnt configured for installing testing packages via apt-get. How can I do ...
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puppet dashboard fails to start

So here's the situation. I'm running Puppet on CentOS 5.7 64-bit, and on the puppet master I also have puppet-dashboard, however when I try to start it, I see the following: [root@puptest-master ...