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{ Daily Archives } Monday, January 2006

Windows-based Ruby install with Rubygems interfering with cygwin ruby?

I had a problem with a windows-based install of Ruby with RubyGems kept screwing up my cygwin-based installation of Ruby. Seems this is a ‘well-known’ problem in the Ruby community. The symptons look like this $ irb /usr/bin/ruby: no such file to load — ubygems (LoadError) Really annoying. To fix this unset the RUBYOPT environment […]

Making sure Thunderbird and Tiger Mail.app use the same IMAP dir for storing sent messages

One aggravation when using Thunderbird AND Mail.app together on an IMAP account is making sure that they use the same folder for sent messages. By default, Thunderbird wants to put it in INBOX/Sent while Mail.app wants to put it in INBOX/Sent Messages. Mail.app under Tiger does not seem to let you set the particular folder […]