problem with ruby1.9.2 and gems on Debian
I installed rubygems 1.3.7, then decided to upgrade from ruby1.8 to
I forgot to uninstall rubygems before installing ruby1.9.2, as I didn't
realise gems came with it.
Now I want to install some gems, but when I run 'gem install rails' I
get the following error.
ERROR: Loading command: install (LoadError)
no such file to load -- zlib
ERROR: While executing gem ... (NameError)
uninitialized constant Gem::Commands::InstallCommand
Can I repare 'gems? If not should I remove ruby1.9.2, rubygems1.3.7 and
It may be wort...[News] Debian's Andrew McMillan Interviewed, OpenECP Targets Debian GNU/Linux
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Dealing with gifted kids: a geek's tale
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| For a geek, the situation is much the same.
| When Andrew McMillan (below), a senior Debian
| GNU/Linux developer and a free software geek,
| found out that his elder son, Max, was
| unusually gifted, he reacted as any loving
| parent would.
Announcing OpenECP: Open Elastic Computing Platform
,----[ Quote ]
| I am pleased to announce the immediate
| availability of the Open ...Selling System 1 + Manual
I am just thinking about selling my System 1 with its user manual as I
no longer use it.
Really trying to gauge if there would be any interest in it or whether
I would get so little for it I should keep it as a paperweight!!
On Wed, 18 Mar 2009 08:57:37 -0700, MarkYoungIW wrote:
> I am just thinking about selling my System 1 with its user manual as I
> no longer use it.
> Really trying to gauge if there would be any interest in it or whether
> I would get so little for it I should keep it as a paperweight!!
I suspect you could get a few hundred for it to the right buyer an...Dolphin Professional installation
I just purchased the professional edition of Dolphin Smalltalk, I'm in
the major league now :).
Do I need to uninstall the Community Edition before I install the
If you are not going to use it any more then uninstall it.
I uninstalled Dolphin CE, I installed Dolphin Pro and all worked well
until I closed the image and I tried to open it again.
An empty window pops up with a red X and the image doesn't open. I
reinstalled the program and no luck.
I moved the image in...LONG [News Digest] Mark Kent Linux News Digest for the 24hrs preceding 22-08-08
In today's Mark Kent linux news digest, we have:
* Clarion's New Navigation Device Runs GNU/Linux
* Windows a "Dead-end operating System", Move to GNU/Linux
* 'Analyst': "A Lot More GNU/Linux Out There Than Microsoft Signals
* GNU/Linux Desktops Equipped for Cloud Computing
* Linux Hardware Support Better Than Professed by Vendors
* If You Thought Ubuntu Was Easy, You Haven't Seen Enough
* Free (Libre) Java Lands in Debian GNU/Linux
* GNU is Not UNIX and Linux is Not UNIX
* Sub-notebooks Harness GNU/Linux with Vi...pdfpages package for win32 MiKTeX
I download a file called pdfpages.tar.lzma from a w32 subdirectory from
ctan but 7-zip cannot extract from that archive format. Is there another
source of this package for w32 MikTeX? Where should it be installed in
the MikTeX directory hierarchy?
On Aug 5, 4:05=A0am, "B. T. Raven" <ni...@nihilo.net> wrote:
> I download a file called pdfpages.tar.lzma from a w32 subdirectory from
> ctan but 7-zip cannot extract from that archive format. Is there another
> source of this package for w32 MikTeX? Where should it be installed in
> the MikTeX directory h...Very Huge collection of Solutions Manuals & Test Banks
We would like to inform you that we have updated our list with the
following new titles.
You can contact us directly at Student.p24(at)Hotmail(dot)com .
If the title you are looking for is not listed, do not hesitate to
we will try to help.
2011 Federal Taxation, 5th Edition 2011, Pratt.Kulsrud, Instructor
Manual & Solutions Manual
2011 Federal Taxation, 5th Edition 2011, Pratt.Kulsrud, Test Bank
21st Century Astronomy, 3rd Edition, Blumenthal.Hester.Kay.Smith.Voss,
21st Century Astronomy, 3rd ...Problems with RubyGems on a Debian machine
I wasn't quite sure if I should of posted this in the Ruby forum or the
Ruby on Rails forum but here it goes.
So I've been trying to install rails onto a Debian (Lenny) machine of
mine. I assumed from the readings I have done that RubyGems is supposed
to take care of dependencies for me, but apparently on my machine it
doesn't. It tries to install rails and then complains that I need a
version of Rack 1.0.0 or newer. Now RubyGems will let me install
packages that don't have the tree of dependencies like rails and so Rack
and Rake install just fine. But when I go b...debian
can I install debian over windows or do I have to partition my hard drive
then install it in one partition and windows in the other?
Bill Brazel wrote:
> can I install debian over windows or do I have to partition my hard drive
> then install it in one partition and windows in the other?
To the first question: yes, if you want to get rid of Windows.
To the second question: yes, if you want to keep Windows.
Check out the Linux Documentation Project. You'll find instructions on how
to dual-boot with another OS and plenty more. If you get stuck, ask here.
http://...Java Speech with manual grammar definition
Is it possible to define a recognizer's grammar without using an
external grammar file.
I.e. Pass the grammar file a string with all the words in it?
P.S. Is there any thorough Java Speech tutorials out there?
...[News] Debian GNU/Linux Installed on Toshiba
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| I got this little Toshiba Libretto for myself
| for Christmas as a tinkering project, as I’ve
| mentioned previously. I like to tinker with
| computers, and I wanted a machine that I could
| use to experiment with a full installation of
| Linux. I also wanted to restrict myself to a
| command line interface only to internalize the
| use on the console.
http://nathanbibb.com/journal/2010/02/debian-linux-on-the-toshiba-libretto-100ct-p...Is python+tkinter installed?
My latest adventure is attempting to use python's Tkinter module on a few machines.
On my PB (OSX 10.3.9), I got the following confusing results:
Python 2.3 (#1, Sep 13 2003, 00:49:11)
[GCC 3.3 20030304 (Apple Computer, Inc. build 1495)] on darwin
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>> import Tkinter
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
File "/System/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.3/lib/python2.3/lib-tk/Tkinter.py&quo...How to install local module other than in "site-packages"?
(My apologies if this question shows up twice. I posted it quite a
while ago, and it's yet to show up.)
This is no doubt a beginner's question, but I've searched for the
answer for quite a while, to no avail. I'm running Python 2.6 under
How do I install a module that I wrote, without putting it in the
site-packages directory for a specific release? I have stuff that, to
the best of my knowledge and belief, ought to work under any release. I
do not want to have multiple copies of it. When I edit one of the
modules, I want it to "take&q...Remote X under Debian 3.0
These days I am from from RedHat, Suse and Mandrake tot Debian.
The onliest setback is that Remote X won't work, unlike the other distro's.
Delletje is my laptop running Mandrake 8.2, the server is an old machine
Whatever I do I get on the laptop:
martin@intern:~$ Xlib: connection to "delletje.intern.webhuis.nl:0.0"
refused by server
Xlib: No protocol specified
kpm: cannot connect to X Server delletje.intern.webhuis:0.0
If I try on the server then it gives me the message that it couldn't
connect to the (X) server.
I roamed the net...CTAN has a new package: ptex
The package below has been installed on tug.ctan.org and should soon be
at your favorite mirror.
Saint Michael's College
The following information was provided by our fellow contributor:
Name of contribution: ptex-src
Author's name: Koji Yokota
Location on CTAN: /language/japanese/ptex
Summary description: pTeX, a Japanese TeX system
License type: bsd
pTeX is a TeX system by ASCII Co. Ltd. in BS...Sample package
I want to create a very simple db2 package and bind it .
The test is to bind multiple versions of a package.
So I want to first create a package ,bind it and then modify it to
create another version .
Any ideas about how to complete this exercise?
"NU2_UDB" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Hi All,
> I want to create a very simple db2 package and bind it .
> The test is to bind multiple versions of a package.
> So I want to first c...Package organization: where to put 'common' modules?
Say I have the following package organization in a system I'm
I have a module, say 'foo', that both package D and B require. What is
the best practice in terms of creating a 'common' package that hosts
'foo'? I want to be able to
- Testing modules in D right in D's directory and testing modules in B
in B's directory;
- If possible, minimize the modification to PYTHONPATH or sys.path
while doing the above.
Is it possible?
Ok I guess a little more "hunch" might be needed to elicit suggestion...Warning about debian multimedia repository.
... some of the stuff is incompatible with debian standard modules.
It breaks vlc for example. Don't use it unless you really really have to!
The Natural Philosopher <email@example.com> wrote:
> .. some of the stuff is incompatible with debian standard modules.
> It breaks vlc for example. Don't use it unless you really really have to!
Also, I could not find a source tarball for most of the files.
The repository really needs to be split into sections, so that the source
tarballs can be obtained and packages that have no source available can
...Need Some Intel User manuals
I am in an urgent need of the following manuals.
> Intel 8086/8088 User's Manual Programmer's and Hardware
> Intel "iAPX 86/88, 186/188 User's Manual" P/N 210911
> Intel "The 8086 Family User's Manual" P/N 9800722
If anybody have them, kindly email it at the following address:
Thanking in advance
...Installing new packages in the fink version of tetex for mac OSX
I want to install the beamer package on my mac, however, despite all
efforts, I still get a message that beamer.cls cannot be found.
I use the fink version of the tetex distribution, hence my folder
structure is something like /sw/bin for the binaries, /sw/share/texmf,
/sw/var/lib/texmf, /sw/share/texmf-local (which is a link to
/sw/etc/texmf.local ), last three folders are searched by texhash for
the ls-R database. I ran texhash multiple times, including reboots, and
the ls-R is updates - I find the beamer package and beamer.cls (I copied
the package to all the mentioned folders...Forking Debian: it's come to this
This just went by on Google+ and it seems to be gaining traction:
"Roll up your sleeves, we might have to fork Debian"
It's concise enough I'll copy most of it here. Uncopied are the user
comments at the bottom, which are interesting and essentially in support
of forking Debian if the upcoming vote chooses to go with systemd.
Reading this it occurs to me one solution is to let Ubuntu (which is
clearly a desktop distro) integrate systemd, and keep Debian focused on
servers, or desktops run by guys who aren't afraid to use a server
dis...Re: Help Installing Pegasus
Thanks to Benjamin Racinot for his response. My problem is knowing what to
put in the
locations for POP3 host, user name and password. Where do I get this info?
I have been using Pegasus for several years so have no problems there but
the loss of info (didn't have it saved elsewhere) is driving me crazy.
...Very Huge collection of Solutions Manuals & Test Banks #2
5684 "Management; Leading & Collaborating in the Competitive World"
8th Edition Bateman Snell Instructor Manual
5685 "Management; Leading & Collaborating in the Competitive World"
8th Edition Bateman Snell Test Bank
5686 Managerial Accounting and MAL 12 month Access Code Package 1st
Edition 2008 Bamber Braun Harrison Solutions Manual
5687 Managerial Accounting and MAL 12 month Access Code Package 1st
Edition 2008 Bamber Braun Harrison Test Bank
5688 Managerial Accounting for Managers 1st Edition Noreen Brewer
Garrison Instructor Manual
5689 Managerial Accounting for...[News] Mark Shuttleworth Talks About GNOME 3.0 and Ubuntu
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Shuttleworth about GNOME 3.0 - What's good, what's missing, what needs work
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| Sees good possibility of having a common meta-release cycle with Debian - Not
| sure if GNOME3 will make the next LTS
| In the last few years Ubuntu has emerged as the dominant force in the Linux
| Deskop field. The distribution is heavily associated with one name: Mark
| Shuttleworth is not only founder an current boss of Canonical, the company
| behind Ubuntu, he has also been providing the financial resources without
| which Ubuntu in ...Graphical Installation problem
I hope this is the right forum for my problem......
I'm trying to install Red Hat 9 on a brand new, empty computer. The
graphical installation option just gave a blank screen, so I installed
using the text interface. This all went fine, but now I can only use
linux in command line mode. The default, graphical boot up gives a
blank screen, and typing startx at the command line gives the same
It seems possible that linux failed to detect the graphics card
correctly. I looked in the file Xconfig file, and it seemed to
contain a convincing sounding graphics card.