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OSNews: Introduction to Rubyx Linux

Oct 12, 2004, 22:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andrew Fries)

"Rubyx is an advanced, source based distro that stands out from the crowd thanks to some unusual and innovative features. It is also exceptionally lean and mean, and it goes like a rocket! I am a big fan of Rubyx and in this article I will attempt to show you why.

"R is for Ruby: rubyx is one large script written in Ruby (programming language comparable to Python). This script manages all aspects of running the system: installation, configuration, booting, managing services, adding and updating software, and even creating isos. The details of installation for all packages--Rubyx ebuilds, if you like--are small Ruby scripts as well..."

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