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A shell script which turns your Linux or Mac OS X laptop into an awesome development machine.

Make mac script run idempotently

Use preferred POSIX `command -v` test for command existence instead of
previous `which` technique. `which` exits with status `1` if nothing is
found. That would cause the script to abort because we use `set -e`.

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/592620/how-to-check-if-a-program-exists-from-a-bash-script

Remove GCC dependency in mac script

GCC is no longer necessary to compile Ruby. It was fixed in Ruby about
two years ago. LLVM has been supported since 1.9.3-p125.

https://bugs.ruby-lang.org/issues/5076
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/8032824/cant-install-ruby-under-lion-with-rvm-gcc-issues
latest commit caeada58a5
Dan Croak croaky authored
Octocat-spinner-32 bin Make bin/build more idiomatic August 30, 2013
Octocat-spinner-32 common-components Don't hardcode Ruby version March 28, 2014
Octocat-spinner-32 linux-components Use command -v to test command existence April 10, 2014
Octocat-spinner-32 mac-components Make mac script run idempotently April 14, 2014
Octocat-spinner-32 test Don't hardcode Ruby version March 28, 2014
Octocat-spinner-32 .gitignore Test all officially supported linux distros March 28, 2014
Octocat-spinner-32 CONTRIBUTING.md Add rcm December 06, 2013
Octocat-spinner-32 LICENSE Update license to 2014 January 27, 2014
Octocat-spinner-32 Manifest.linux Allow personal customizations via ~/.laptop.local March 20, 2014
Octocat-spinner-32 Manifest.mac Allow personal customizations via ~/.laptop.local March 20, 2014
Octocat-spinner-32 README.md Allow personal customizations via ~/.laptop.local March 20, 2014
Octocat-spinner-32 TESTING.md Test all officially supported linux distros March 28, 2014
Octocat-spinner-32 linux Use command -v to test command existence April 10, 2014
Octocat-spinner-32 mac Make mac script run idempotently April 14, 2014
README.md

Laptop

Laptop is a script to set up a Mac OS X or Linux laptop for Rails development.

Requirements

Mac OS X

Install a C compiler:

For Snow Leopard (10.6): use OS X GCC Installer.

For Lion (10.7) or Mountain Lion (10.8): use Command Line Tools for XCode.

For Mavericks (10.9): run sudo xcodebuild -license and follow the instructions to accept the XCode agreement. Then run xcode-select --install in your terminal and then click "Install".

Linux

We support:

Install

Mac OS X

Read, then run the script:

bash <(curl -s https://raw.github.com/thoughtbot/laptop/master/mac)

Linux

Read, then run the script:

bash <(wget -qO- https://raw.github.com/thoughtbot/laptop/master/linux)

What it sets up

  • Zsh as your shell
  • Bundler gem for managing Ruby libraries
  • Exuberant Ctags for indexing files for vim tab completion
  • Foreman gem for serving Rails apps locally
  • Heroku Config plugin for local ENV variables
  • Heroku Toolbelt for interacting with the Heroku API
  • Hub gem for interacting with the GitHub API
  • Homebrew for managing operating system libraries (OS X only)
  • ImageMagick for cropping and resizing images
  • Postgres for storing relational data
  • Qt for headless JavaScript testing via Capybara Webkit
  • Rails gem for writing web applications
  • Rbenv for managing versions of the Ruby programming language
  • Redis for storing key-value data
  • Ruby Build for installing Rubies
  • Ruby stable for writing general-purpose code
  • The Silver Searcher for finding things in files
  • Tmux for saving project state and switching between projects
  • Watch for periodically executing a program and displaying the output

It should take less than 15 minutes to install (depends on your machine).

Make your own customizations

Put your customizations in ~/.laptop.local. For example, your ~/.laptop.local might look like this:

#!/bin/sh

brew tap phinze/homebrew-cask
brew install brew-cask

brew cask install dropbox
brew cask install google-chrome
brew cask install rdio

Credits

thoughtbot

Laptop is maintained and funded by thoughtbot, inc. The names and logos for thoughtbot are trademarks of thoughtbot, inc.

Thank you, contributors!

Contributing

Please see CONTRIBUTING.md.

License

Laptop is © 2011-2014 thoughtbot, inc. It is free software, and may be redistributed under the terms specified in the LICENSE file.

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