Since Jekyll is available in Official Debian repository, Jekyll Installation on Debian is Easy. Just issue this command to install system wide Jekyll gem, and Debian will take care of Jekyll’s dependencies.
Let’s not make this guidance too short, and play for a while.
To check whether Ruby installed or not, you can issue dpkg command in your shell..
If you are using
ruby* instead of just
there will be bunch of ruby packages coming in the list.
Installing Jekyll in Debian means installing Jekyll Official Plugin. Although you might not need them, it has its advantage. You don’t need to worry about missing plugin while cloning a blog from github.
Let’s see if Jekyll works
Prepare your directory. And run Jekyll in your directory.
You will see, some new directory and files required to run a simple Jekyll Blog.
You should see the site in your favorite browser running on port 4000.
Thank you for reading.