Category Archives: Ubuntu

Setting Primary Monitor in Ubuntu

I’ve just (finally) made the switch and made our house Microsoft free. Both the laptop and desktop machines are both running Ubuntu 10 now. The desktop machine is pretty much unusable for anything other than watching films on so when … Continue reading

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Resetting Root Password For PostgreSQL (Ubuntu 10)

Installed PostgreSQL but had trouble logging in as the postgres superuser. Found help here… http://linuxadminzone.com/recover-or-reset-root-password-of-mysql-and-postgresql-servers/ (note… i had to sudo su postgres to get into postgres home directory, then had to switch back to my account user to open pg_hba.conf) … Continue reading

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Ronseal Ruby 1.9.2-p0/Rails 3 install instructions for Ubuntu 10.1

Just found these install instructions for Ruby 1.9.2-p0 and Rails 3 which don’t assume you already have a Ruby installation.  The instructions are actually for Ubuntu 10.4 but I’ve had no problems installing on Ubuntu 10.10. I was going to … Continue reading

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