Ubuntu Gnome

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There is a version of Ubuntu that has Gnome 3 as desktop manager. I prepared a box for updating my Octopress blog.

Here is how.

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#install RVM
sudo apt-get install curl
\curl -L https://get.rvm.io | bash -s stable
source ~/.rvm/scripts/rvm
rvm requirements
rvm install 1.9.3
rvm use 1.9.3 --default

#install rubygems and rails
rvm rubygems current
gem install rails --no-rdoc --no-ri

#install git and heroku
sudo apt-get install git
wget -qO- https://toolbelt.heroku.com/install-ubuntu.sh | sh
#create keys:
ssh-keygen -t rsa
heroku keys:add
heroku login

#clone the Octopress site from Heroku (or a new one from the Octopress site)
git clone git@heroku.com:enig-savan-2778.git
gem install bundler
sudo apt-get install rbenv
rbenv rehash
bundle install


#install Sublime Text
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/sublime-text-2
sudo apt-get install sublime-text-2

#add your info to Git
git config --global user.name "Jacqueline"
git config --global user.email "jacqueline@linux02"

By the way, install 1.9.3 wit RVM doesn’t work with Debian Jessie (yet, however 2.0.0 works fine).If you are like me and you don’t do Rails development, you can install the Octopress requisites on Jessie like so:

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sudo apt-get install ruby ruby-dev rbenv
sudo gem install bundler

So, in this case it is actually convenient that Debian never uses the latest version of sofware.

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