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Install R using command line interface - Not that hard...

# In the terminal, type:

sudo apt-get install r-base

#And it will install automatically.

All the links to install R are there:  http://cran.r-project.org/

R is needed to run a lot of programs, including kmerGenie.

Ubuntu

Install and configure NFS server on Ubuntu for serving files

When it comes to serving media content within your local network, a NFS share is way better than Samba/CIFS share in terms of speed and resource usage. 725 more words

Linux

Timeout exception with Rails mailer and disabling IPv6 on Ubuntu server

I attempt to setup email notifications in my Rails application and get exception

Net::OpenTimeout (execution expired)

My SMTP settings:

smtp:
  address: smtp.gmail.com
  port: 465
  domain:
  user_name:
  password:
  authentication: plain
  tls: true
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Ubuntu

Trusty Tahr, Finally!!

I migrated from Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 with ease. No worries. But the upgradation from 13.10 to 14.04LTS was, really ‘saucy’.

Many of you might be facing the following issue on rebooting once upgraded to 14.04LTS, if you were using WUBI earlier. 194 more words

13.10

la nube, un territorio por explorar y explotar

Como ocurre a menudo, nuevas tecnologías obliga a cambiar la forma de pensar y actuar. Cambiamos el tradicional software de consola, el cuál ofrecía todas las funcionalidades para la máquina del usuario por los servicios en la nube. 242 more words

Linux

[UPDATE FIX] Ubuntu Precise Pangolin Bug

Well, it’s always weird to encounter any bugs in Ubuntu. Even when I used the beta version of it (been doing it since 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot), I seldom if not never, apart from the annoying Apport, experienced any major bug. 552 more words

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Debugging API POSTs with Apache 2.4, Ubuntu 14.04 and dump_io

I needed to assist with debugging an API issue and had to enable dump_io on apache in order to capture all POST parameters.  I found several articles about this, but all were slightly different.   78 more words

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