I understand that some people prefer rbenv, chruby, and perhaps other
programs over RVM for Ruby on Rails. There is a list of alternatives at
I’m using RVM, because that’s what most people use and because that’s
railstutorial.org advocated in the past. (railstutorial.org now
nitrous.io.) RVM has worked well enough for me, and I have no plans at
this time to switch my Debian Stable Vagrant box to something else. I
haven’t tried the alternatives, but I’d like to hear from those of you
prefer one or more of the alternatives. I don’t have any plans to
anytime soon, but it’s good to have an open mind in the event that my
change or RVM makes changes that I don’t like.
What method of getting Ruby on Rails do you prefer, and why? What don’t
you like about RVM?