"This how-to is aimed at getting you started with Ruby on Rails
installed on the Fedora Core 4 Linux distribution using the
Lighttpd web server and mySQL database server.
"Why use this combination of Fedora Core 4 (FC4) and Lighttpd?
Well, lets start with FC4. Fedora aims to be a complete,
general-purpose open source operating system that is designed to be
easily installed and configured with a simple graphical installer.
Packages and their dependencies can be easily downloaded and
installed with the yum utility. FC is updated regularly with new
releases of Fedora come out every six months..."