Howto: Enable RubyonRails on Linux desktop

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Installing Ruby, Rails and IDE make it with few simple steps try it.


1. wget
2. tar -zxvf ruby-1.8.7-p174.tar.gz
3. cd ruby-1.8.7-p174/
4. ./configure –prefix=/usr/local –enable-pthread –with-readline-dir=/usr/local
5. make && make install
6. wget
7. tar -zxvf rubygems-1.4.1.tgz
8. cd rubygems-1.4.1/
9. ruby setup.rb — > output (RubyGems installed the following executables:
/usr/local/bin/gem )
10.gem update –system
gem install rubygems-update
11.gem install rails –include-dependencies
12. rails -v && ruby -v && gem list
13. download AptanaStudio from

-That’s it ……………..enjoy 🙂

If you need to install more gems dont worry about that check this link you get what you need


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