Upgrade to Ruby 2.6 on Linux

February 26, 2019

To be ready for Rails 6 upgrade we needed to install Ruby 2.5 or above, so we went for ruby 2.6.1 Up till now we had been running Rails 5.2.2 on Ruby 2.4.1. So here are the steps we took:- update ruby version in /.ruby-version file Intall Ruby 2.6 $ sudo apt-get update $ rvm get stable --autolibs=enable gpg: Signature made Sun 30 Dec 2018 10:44:46 GMT using RSA key ID 39499BDB gpg: Can't check signature: No public key Warning, RVM 1. ... Read more

Ubuntu running low on disk space

June 11, 2016

Warnings have been popping up with increasing frequency that the disk space is running low on Ubuntu running on VMware Workstation 12 Player. Even creating a backup failed due to lack of space in the Tempfolder. It’s time to do some clean up. Run Disk Usage Analyser toidentify where the problems are: usr/srcfolder - 2.4 GB, contained folders like linux-headers-3.13.0-32 that go back years. home/.rvmfolder grew to 6GB, in which the worst offender was the current gemset, at 2. ... Read more

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