Installing RabbitMQ on Ubuntu 14.04

Posted on May 13th, 2015

By default, RabbitMQ packages are included in Ubuntu and Debian Linux distributions. The problem is, they are horribly outdated. You are far better off downloading the package online and installing ...

Setting up Ruby on Rails and PostgreSQL on Ubuntu 14.04

Posted on February 9th, 2015

In this tutorial, we will be installing Ruby via RVM, Rails, and PostgreSQL on your system running Ubuntu 14.04. I'll take you through it in what I hope are easy steps follow. Installing Ruby Before ...

How To Set Up a Minecraft Server on Linux

Posted on December 5th, 2014

There are many ways to set up a Minecraft server, and tons of options out there where you can simply pay to have someone else host one for you. Fortunately, setting up your own server (for free), is ...

Sublime Text 3 - Copy as RTF and HTML with SublimeHighlight

Posted on August 29th, 2014

What makes Sublime Text such an amazing text editor, is not only the amount of features it has right out of the box, but the amount of user created plugins. One plugin, SublimeHighlight, is ...

Installing Evernote on Ubuntu 14.04

Posted on July 24th, 2014

Although there isn't an official Evernote client available for Linux, by installing Wine (we will use v1.7), you can use the exact Evernote client that you would otherwise use on Windows. Installing ...

Andrew Backes

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