On Aug 12, 7:15 am, joviyach <joviy... / gmail.com> wrote:
> Developing using things like MySQL, PHP, and Ruby has been an absolute
> nightmare on my Windows XP environment. I was wondering if Ubuntu, or
> some other flavour of Linux would be much better? I like what I have
> seen from Ubuntu, so far, but wonder how "RoR friendly" it is?
>
> <RANT>With Windows, I seem to spend more time trying to make the
> development environment actually work, than doing any development.
> It's really quite aggravating.</RANT>
>
> Any advice appreciated.

Get Linux. Use Linux. Push yourself thru the initial learning curve.
In 2 to 4 weeks you'll have a smile plastered from ear to ear and
wondering why the hell you didn't do this sooner.

T.