Saturday, May 20, 2017

How to install Sass on Lubuntu 16.04

How to install Sass on Lubuntu 16.04

Sass is powerful but elegant CSS compiler that makes CSS fun again, sass is the most mature, stable, and powerful professional grade CSS extension language in the world. In this article i will show you how to install sass on lubuntu 16.04.

To install sass, you need to have ruby on your system, because after all, sass is based on ruby language. If you need guide on how to install ruby on lubuntu, you can check out my previous tutorial.

Step by step how to install Sass on Lubuntu 16.04
  • make sure you already have ruby on your lubuntu
  • open command line and run this command to install sass
  • sudo gem install sass
  • check the sass version
  • sass -v
  • enjoy sass!

Noticed that we use gem install command above, gem is a package manager for ruby language, it's similar to npm for javascript or composer for php application.

When i wrote this article, the current latest version of sass is version 3.4.24 (selective steve), this version of sass requires at least ruby version 2.0. 

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