Install Jekyll Ubuntu

Install Jekyll Ubuntu

by John Vincent


Posted on March 01, 2017



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Install Jekyll Ubuntu

Useful reference

sudo apt-get update

Then we’ll install Ruby and its development libraries as well as make and gcc so that Jekyll’s libraries will compile once we install Jekyll:

sudo apt-get install ruby ruby-dev make gcc

When that’s complete, we’ll use Ruby’s gem package manager to install Jekyll itself as well as the bundler to manage Gem dependencies:

sudo gem install jekyll bundler

sudo gem uninstall jekyll

sudo bundle install

Install additional gems

cd demosite
sudo bundle

Production

Added script build-prod

#!/bin/sh
#
#  script to run jekyll build in a production environment
#
# JEKYLL_ENV=production jekyll build
#
JEKYLL_ENV=production jekyll build --config=_config.yml,_config_prod.yml

Development

Added script build-dev

#!/bin/sh
#
#  script to run jekyll build in a development environment
#
# for debugging, use --trace
#
bundle exec jekyll serve --config=_config.yml,_config_dev.yml --watch --drafts

From browser

http://localhost:4000/