New Macbook Pro Install

Upgraded to new MCB 13″ so now need to go through everything again. Started wtih ruby (done, alreay there) and then rails with: sudo gem install rails –http-proxy http://proxy.abdn.ac.uk:8080 as I’m doing this at work. I also noticed a ton of gems already present. I’m not sure that I’ll need to use Macports this time,

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Macbook rebuild part four

ImageMagick now works fine thanks to the instructions noted in part three. Hurrah. I just added all of the export statements to my .bash_profile file, and all was well. If you don’t have a .bash_profile file, then create one, but be sure to have it start with the ‘.’ or it won’t work. That’s a

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Macbook rebuild part three

Still not got to MySQL, but am working on ImageMagick via Macports. It’s taking forever… While it’s been busy downloading this and that, I’ve been able to reactivate php, which is already installed in Leopard, but just commented out the of the httpd.conf file. I also put phpmyadmin under my ‘sites’ directory so that when

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Macbook rebuild part two

Updating rails should have been easy as ruby and rails are included in Leopard. I should have only had to do sudo gem update –include-dependencies And then it would all be right as rain. However, as Rails has recently made some big changes, and changed its gem repository from rubyforge to http://gems.rubyonrails.org, I needed to

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Macbook rebuild part one

I’m going to make sure that I keep track of what goes into the macbook. When it came back yesterday it was back in its pristine Tiger mode. First step therefore was to put Leopard in and to do the updates to bring it back up to scratch. This meant setting up the network stuff

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