Ubuntu Hardy Heron: A great synch with whats in demand

I upgraded the dist to Hardy Heron, the Ubuntu 8.04. And my experience with it so far has been very satisfactory.
Its much more stable now. I found various stuff already bundled which previously I had to explicitly install. For me the good things bundled…
Firefox 3
Hardy provides Firefox 3(beta) by default, comparatively its a super fast […] Continue reading

Setup locales in Ubuntu

In a fresh Ubuntu, not having the locales setup, it shows warning every time while installing any software/library and while stopping/restarting too.
The simple way to setup the locales you need is…
e.g. “en_IN UTF-8″
Step 1
Edit or Create the file /var/lib/locales/supported.d/local and add the required local in the file as…

en_IN UTF-8

you can add more locales […] Continue reading

How to install RMagick Gem on Linux/Ubuntu

While installing RMagick on Linux, if you are getting errors like this
“GraphicsMagick-config… no configure: error: Can’t install RMagick. Can’t find Magick-config or GraphicsMagick-config program. …”,
below is the solution for this error.
RMagick requires ImageMagick and which further requires loads of dependencies already available to get installed and work properly. I was figuring out of those all, […] Continue reading