Installing ruby-sqlite3 on Red Hat or CentOS Linux

For my development environment, I like to SQLite3 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL / CentOS.)  When working with the gem installer for the sqlite-ruby package I kept getting an error on my newest machine.  I searched online and found no answers anywhere while finding many people having this save problem.  I have found a […]

Simple Ruby Twitter Client – Tweet [Ruby]

This is my simple, Ruby based Twitter client using Curl designed for UNIX systems like Linux, Mac OSX, FreeBSD, Solaris, etc.  The only requirements are Curl and Ruby. In order to use Tweet, simply copy all of the included code into your favourite text editor (I use vi) and save as ‘Tweet’.  Don’t forget to […]

Ruby/Qt: qtruby4.rb:2144: [BUG] [x86_64-linux]

You are working with Ruby and Qt and you get the following error: /usr/lib64/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/Qt/qtruby4.rb:2144: [BUG] Segmentation fault ruby 1.8.6 (2008-03-03) [x86_64-linux] This is usually caused by a library linking problem. Most likely you are using: require ‘Qt’ Personally, I run into this problem when using Ruby/Qt on Novell OpenSUSE 11 64bit (x86_64 / AMD64).  What […]

June 20, 2008: Introducing HandBrake Helper

Oreo was incredibly tired as Dominica dragged him off to daycare this morning. He was giving me the big, sad puppy dog eyes saying “save me daddy” which he does when he really, really wants to just stay home and sleep. He doesn’t know that on days when he goes to daycare that I get […]