Jekyll is a Ruby Gem that can be installed on most systems.


  • Ruby version 2.2.5 or above, including all development headers (ruby version can be checked by running ruby -v)
  • RubyGems (which you can check by running gem -v)
  • GCC and Make (in case your system doesn’t have them installed, which you can check by running gcc -v,g++ -v and make -v in your system’s command line interface)


For detailed install instructions have a look at the guide for your operating system.