RoR on Debian on Sparc

Posted by CobyR on October 8th, 2006

Installing Ruby on Rails from Source on a Debian Linux running on a Sun Ultra 5 Workstation, has been an adventure. Actually getting ruby on – no problem, download, make etc… Then getting Gems installed so I can install rails… not so easy. When attempting to run ruby setup.rb for Gems I encountered an error […]

Ubuntu – Dapper Drake

Posted by CobyR on July 26th, 2006

I’ve been playing with my Ultra 5 Workstations again. I decided that with a bit more memory and a current linux current and Gnome or KDE that they would make nice introductory/development machines for my kids. I pulled Debian Sarge R2, which is still using the 2.4.2x Kernl, and got things running smoothly, except when […]

Linux on different architectures

Posted by CobyR on March 25th, 2006

Well as I have been spending more and more time on linux, I decided it was time to break out some of the old hardware. I have an SGI Indy, and several Sun Ultra 5 machines, that still have their native OS’s installed. It’s time to move them to Linux, I’ve decided to use debian […]