important <<-MARKDOWN These steps apply to Ubuntu Linux only. If you are using some other flavor of Linux, get help from a TA. MARKDOWN

message <<-MARKDOWN You will need sudo access in order to complete these directions (The first user account has this by default). MARKDOWN

step "Install packaged software and libraries" do message <<-MARKDOWN Open a terminal (Applications > Accessories > Terminal). You may want to right-click on the terminal icon and select "Add to panel" so the icon will appear next to the default help and Firefox icons in the top panel. MARKDOWN

apts = %w{ autoconf automake bison build-essential curl git-core libapr1 libaprutil1 libc6-dev libltdl-dev libreadline6 libreadline6-dev libsqlite3-0 libsqlite3-dev libssl-dev libtool libxml2-dev libxslt-dev libxslt1-dev libyaml-dev ncurses-dev nodejs openssl sqlite3 zlib1g zlib1g-dev }

console "sudo apt-get install #{apts.join(' ')}"

important <<-MARKDOWN If you get an error during apt-get resembling

`Failed to fetch cdrom://Ubuntu`...

it is because `apt-get` is trying to install packages from your Ubuntu install CD. If you don't have that CD on hand, you can try disabling it as a package source by following this Stack Overflow post:


step "Install git" do console "sudo apt-get install git"

message "If this results in an error, you should be ok, as the prior step should have installed git-core" end

step "Install RVM" do important do message "If you're using Ubuntu 12.04, Ubuntu 14.04 or the latest version of Mint, ensure that the Run command as login shell option is checked under the Title and Command tab in Profile Preferences (located in Terminal's Edit menu). After changing this setting, you may need to exit your console session and start a new one before the changes take effect." img src: 'img/railsbridge_ubuntu12-checkbox.png', alt: "Ubuntu 12.04 terminal settings" end insert "install_rvm" end

step "Install Ruby" do insert "install_ruby" end

step "Install Rails" do message "Using a terminal again, execute the following command to install rails."

console "gem install rails" end

step "Atom" do message <<-MARKDOWN

If you don't have a preferred code editor, you can install Atom.

Checkout this section of the Atom manual for the latest instructions. MARKDOWN end

next_step "configure_git"


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