On Sep 9, 5:41 pm, Marcin Raczkowski <mailing... / gmail.com> wrote:
> Slavo Furman wrote:
> > Hi!
>
> > I apologize forward for somewhat dumb question...
>
> > I am just another programmer whose (relatively successful) ASP.NET career
> > was somewhat disrupted by encountering Ruby/Ruby on Rails few months ago. So
> > far I learned and used Ruby just on Windows, but now I decided o give it try
> > also on Linux.
>
> > So, what Linux distribution would you recommend for programmer who have
> > master degree in CS, 10+ years experience as achitect/programmer on Windows
> > (C++, C#, ASP.NET, MS SQL Server), good understanding of system programming
> > concepts, but no Linux experience? I look forward to using Linux mainly for
> > learning more Ruby and Ruby on Rails programming.
>
> > thanks in advance!
> > slavo.
>
> debian or ubuntu - ubuntu is based on debian and is more widnows like
> with graphical installers and stuff, beside that it have very good
> package managing system, instaling ruby + ruby on rails + gems is as
> easy as typing:
>
> sudo aptitude install ruby1.8 rails rubygems
>
> you an also install ruby 1.9 this way now!
>
> greets

Simple.  Which ever one you like best.