TurnKey Linux has released a new Ruby on Rails Appliance. The new
appliance features an upgrade to Rails 2.3.2, upgraded Gems
components, an important bug fix and significant security enhancements
(regeneration of database password on installation):
About TurnKey Ruby on Rails
TurnKey Rails Appliance is an extremely easy way to get up and running
with Rails in just a couple of minutes.
It’s a free, pre-integrated turnkey server which is packaged as a
single universal image capable of supporting installations on both
physical and virtual machines, including VMware, Xen, VirtualBox, and
About TurnKey Linux
The largest Linux distributions have over 23,000 packages which are
free for both commercial and non-commercial uses, including updates.
However, currently it can still take considerable skill and effort to
cherry-pick the right components and glue them together into a
To help unlock this potential we started TurnKey Linux, a community-
oriented open source project developing a family of free, Ubuntu-based
software appliances optimized for ease of use in server-type usage
To maximize leverage and provide a consistent user experience, TurnKey
Linux appliances are all built on top of TurnKey Core, a 100MB base
appliance, from which they inherit the standard features which are
common to all TurnKey appliances.