Installing Tmux from Source (Non-Root)

Recently I needed to install tmux on a server which runs some ancient RHEL and I do not have sudo access to. Here is how I did it. In fact it has tmux 1.6 pre-installed, but my tmux configuration file is based on tmux 2.2, which contains many options that are absent in earlier versions of tmux.

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Replicate Gem Installation

I use Octopress to manage my blogs, which rely on correct ruby gem version to work. Although Octopress use Bundler to manage the gem dependencies, sometimes a simple bundle install does not work out of box. Since everything works fine on one of my machines, I decided to replicate the exact ruby/gem setup of that machine.

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