Rails Install and Deployment Get Easier with New OSS Tools

There is currently no Linux version of RailsInstaller, though one could be in the works.

“The technical skills of Linux people mean they are generally more competent at installing software,” Williams said. “That said, we do think there is a use for the Linux version and a lot of the work we did for the Mac version is directly applicable. So, I wouldn’t be surprised if we ship a Linux installer in short order.