ownCloud uses automated testing to check for problems, and writing and executing these tests is important for any contributor. In my capacity as an ownCloud systems developer I use these tests to quickly verify that my apps don’t break after merging or pulling new code.… Read the rest
Install Android Emulator in Fedora 17
Android emulator allows you to test apps and websites from an Android user’s perspective, without the need for a physical Android device. The Emulator does not work “out of the box” in Fedora however, and only a version for 32-bit machines is provided.… Read the rest
Install Webgen in Fedora 17 with Ruby 1.8.6 and RVM
Webgen does not work with new versions of Ruby. Using Webgen installed using ruby and rubygems from Fedora repos results in errors including “obsolete and deprecated Config”.
To get webgen to work, we will use RVM (Ruby Version Manager). This allows you install multiple versions of ruby side by side.… Read the rest
Install Rar in Fedora 17: make rar archive files
Plenty of resources explain how to install unrar support in Fedora, but what about when you need to create rar files, instead of merely extracting them?
Rar has licensing issues which is why it isn’t available in standard Fedora repositories. The package ‘Unrar’ is available in rpmfusion repositories, but to get rar compression support you can install one of these two non-Free packages:
rar-3.8.0-1.el6.rf.i686.rpm… Read the rest