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Editing the bash_profile:

In VIM editor press’i’ key to edit the file

  • esc : w to write the file
  • esc : x to close the file

vim ~/.bash_profile

  • alias wmtrav=’sudo ruby  ~/RubymineProjects/Ruby/script/http_server.rb /Volumes/trav/’
  • alias wmdrop=’sudo ruby  ~/RubymineProjects/Ruby/script/http_server.rb ~/Dropbox/’
  • alias wm2g=’sudo ruby  ~/RubymineProjects/Ruby/script/http_server.rb /Volumes/2g/’
  • alias wmbt=’sudo ruby  ~/RubymineProjects/Ruby/script/http_server.rb /Volumes/BTbook/’


require ‘webrick’

root = ARGV[0]
# root = File.expand_path ‘/Volumes/trav/’
# root = File.expand_path ‘~/Dropbox/’
server = WEBrick::HTTPServer.new(
:DoNotReverseLookup => true,
:Port => 80,
:DocumentRoot => root,
:BindAddress => “”

trap ‘INT’ do server.shutdown end


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