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Install Jekyll 2 on Ubuntu 14.04

Posted May 14, 2014

Jekyll 2 was recently released and can be installed on Ubuntu 14.04 using apt-get and gem install. Additional features such as Rdiscount can be added with the same method. Although there are packages for Jekyll in the Ubuntu repository, the packages are for older versions of Jekyll.

Jekyll is a static site generator with a templating system that can be adapted for many types of websites, including blogs. It can be run on a server, or run locally and the generated files uploaded to a server. It is the default software used by Github Pages.

Tested with Jekyll 2.1.1 and Ubuntu Server 14.04

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Install Jekyll with Ruby Version Manager on Ubuntu 11.10

Posted November 13, 2011

Jekyll generates a complete website such as a blog from plain text files. The generated files can be served by any standard webserver. Markup languages such as Markdown are supported through Gems. Jekyll is made to be compatible with version control systems such as Git. These steps will install Ruby and Jekyll for the current user. Tested on Ubuntu Server 11.10 Oneiric

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Blogging with Git using Jekyll on Ubuntu 11.04

Posted June 07, 2011

Jekyll is a Git compatible static site generator that can be installed on Ubuntu. The template system can be configured for a blog style layout. Tested on Ubuntu Server 11.04 Natty.

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Git Wiki with Gollum and Smeagol

Posted June 06, 2011

Git is a revision control system. Gollum is a webserver to work with the repository locally. Smeagol is webserver to publically display the repository pages.

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Android SSH Key Auth with ConnectBot

Posted December 07, 2010

ConnectBot running on HTC Aria from AT&T.

ConnectBot is an open source SSH client for Android. SSH provides secure access to a remote server. Both password and public key authentication are allowed. A key can be created in ConnectBot for use with the server. The key can be disabled at any time.

Use VX ConnectBot for a more updated Android SSH client. All steps from this guide still apply.

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Install Jekyll 2 on Ubuntu 14.04
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