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Learn Rails 5.2: Accelerated Web Development with Ruby on Rails by Stefan Wintermeyer

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Appendix A: Ruby on Rails Installation

This chapter describes how to install Ruby on Rails for development systems.

Ruby on Rails 5.2 on Debian 9.3 (Stretch)

There are two main reasons for installing a Ruby on Rails system with Ruby Version Manager (RVM) .
  • You do not have any root rights on the system, so you have no other option.
  • You want to run several Rails systems that are separated cleanly, and perhaps also separate Ruby versions. This can be easily done with RVM.
A460214_1_En_BookBackmatter_Figa_HTML.gif  You can find detailed information about RVM on the RVM home page at https://rvm.io .
This description assumes you have a freshly installed instance of Debian GNU/Linux 9.3 ...

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