FatFreeCRM Ruby on Rails CRM installation and deployment to Heroku Cloud Service

(Note: This post was from 2012. It has not been updated. Someone asked me to re-publish what I had before) **Environment** * ruby 1.9.2p320 (2012-04-20 revision 35421) [x86_64-darwin11.3.0] * Rails 3.2.3 * MAC OSX 10.7.3 ### What is FatFreeCRM I have been using this for 2 months on local development. It is a RubyonRails open … Continue reading “FatFreeCRM Ruby on Rails CRM installation and deployment to Heroku Cloud Service”

Caring About Compile Time and Run Time

Program Lifecyle Phase A software program has phases. It starts when you write the code for the program and it ends when the program runs. Let’s say that you are the inventor of Excel. You start by writing the code that Excel is built on. And you end by running Excel to use it to … Continue reading “Caring About Compile Time and Run Time”

Part 3 – Learn Chmod – File Permissions in Linux – More Absolute Modes

In Part 3 I will talk about: * Another way of learning Chmod * The values 1000, 2000, 4000 * More examples Chmod gives permissions to files with a “mode”. Absolute modes are octal numbers. There are octal numbers for 3 types of users: * Owners (of files/directories) * Group Members * Other Users The … Continue reading “Part 3 – Learn Chmod – File Permissions in Linux – More Absolute Modes”

Part 2 – Learn Chmod – File Permissions in Linux – Absolute Modes

How to learn? Learn using comparisons so you can remember the concepts. Chmod absolute modes could compare to Al Capone and his thugs. This is what you get when you man chmod $ man chmod Here is another way to learn the absolute modes of chmod. Remember the octal numbers. The numbers go from 0001 … Continue reading “Part 2 – Learn Chmod – File Permissions in Linux – Absolute Modes”

Part 1 – Learn Chmod – File Permissions in Linux

Use the man pages… I meant this: Go to the bash shell and type: $man man To quit the manual hit `q`. If you want to keep playing you can try: $man up $man imal $man hunt $man go $man zana $man dril $man dela Ok stop playing little grasshopper… It’s time to: ### man … Continue reading “Part 1 – Learn Chmod – File Permissions in Linux”

Part 4 – Learn Chmod – File Permissions in Linux – Symbolic Modes

This is the 4th volume of the Chmod saga. Taking a quick look to the man page of chmod $man chmod With absolute modes of chmod you need to learn the octal numbers that correspond to read, write and execute and for those that correspond to the owner, group members and others. You want to … Continue reading “Part 4 – Learn Chmod – File Permissions in Linux – Symbolic Modes”

Installing Gollum Wiki in Ubuntu

This is the Gollum repository with instructions. It says the way to install is with Rubygems $gem install gollum If you get this error: Error installing gollum… icu required Then go ahead and install that $ apt-get install libicu-dev Try again: $ gem install gollum It installs the following: * charlock\_holmes-0.7.3 * posix-spawn-0.3.9 * myme-types-1.25.1 … Continue reading “Installing Gollum Wiki in Ubuntu”

Backing Up Adium Olark Chat Transcripts with Dropbox

Specs: * Mac * Latest Adium Requirements: * Some knowledge of the command line. ### 1. Enable the Library folder on your Mac Open the terminal and enter this in the command line `$ chflags nohidden ~/Library/` Open Finder, on the top menu Go. Then “Go to Folder”. Type `/Library/` ### 2. Find the transcript … Continue reading “Backing Up Adium Olark Chat Transcripts with Dropbox”