KidsRuby OS is built using the following components:
Ubuntu Linux 10.10 - Super-fast and great-looking, Ubuntu is a secure, intuitive operating system that powers desktops, servers, netbooks and laptops. Ubuntu is, and always will be, absolutely free.
Ubuntu-Mini-Remix - Ubuntu Mini Remix is a fully working Ubuntu livecd containing only the minimal set of software to make the system work. Ubuntu Mini Remix ISO image is only 165MB.
UCK - Ubuntu Customization Kit - UCK is a tool that helps you customizing official Ubuntu Live CDs (including Kubuntu/Xubuntu and Edubuntu) to your needs. You can add any package to the live system, for example language packs, or applications.
Ruby - A dynamic, open source programming language with a focus on simplicity and productivity. It has an elegant syntax that is natural to read and easy to write.
Awsborn - This Gem lets you define and launch a server cluster on Amazon EC2.
Chef - Chef is an open source systems integration framework built to bring the benefits of configuration management to your entire infrastructure.