Like every web developer I wanted to install Sass on my old Ubuntu 14.04.
When trying to install Sass I got errors, first because I didn’t have a ruby-dev version installed, and then because the ruby version was older than 2.0
So with a little help of this StackOverflow post
$ sudo apt-add-repository ppa:brightbox/ruby-ng
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install ruby2.4
$ sudo apt-get install ruby2.4-dev
$ ruby -v
$ ruby 2.4.3p205 (2017-12-14 revision 61247) [x86_64-linux-gnu]
$ sudo gem install sass
$ sass -v
$ Sass 3.5.5 (Bleeding Edge)
If you get the error Unrecognized configuration section system.serviceModel then probably the configuration file of .Net Framework 2 “machine.config” is corrupt.
Replace the “machine.config” file with one from another computer, or download the file I’ve attached. The “machine.config” file is located at “C:\WINDOWS\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\CONFIG”.
A web developer who is developing applications in Php & MySql spends the most of his time developing functions and libraries to support his applications. You should not reinvent the wheel, because that takes time and time as we know means money. Your project will have a deadline far more than expected and your boss or employer will be angry.
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