What is Gem?
A Ruby Gem is a package that contains code and executables. A Ruby Gem package allows developers to bundle up the code into a single package that can be installed through one process. Gem is great for shell scripting, system administration, and application scripting. You can easily open a local or remote file on the command line. gem goes beyond simply splitting lines of files; it does word splitting too. And you can check to see if two words are in the same group made of delimited words.
What is Slackware?
Slackware is a free distribution of Linux. It features a wide range of technology from printing to networking to services, and thanks to its advanced package management system, it’s incredibly easy to install and remove software to match your computer system's needs. Supporting this distribution is very easy, since it is backed up by a large community of developers and users.
Package Management for Slackware packages on Gem with packagecloud
If you’re looking to manage Slackware packages on Gem, you can use packagecloud to handle all of your package management. Packagecloud works with all kinds of packages, not only Slackware packages. With packagecloud you can manage all of your packages from various OS’s, languages, and more. Always trust that your packages will be secure when you publish your Slackware packages on Gem via packagecloud.