DebGem is currently in a free public beta period, but the plan is to charge for the service once the packages are of good enough quality. We talked to Hongli Lai and Ninh Bui from Phusion to learn more about how DebGem works
Phusion, the company behind the Ruby Enterprise Edition and the Phusion Passenger (a.k.a. mod_rails), offers a solution for plagued system administrators by providing an APT repository for most Gems. Installing a Gem, for example RMagick, is as simple as typing apt-get install librmagick-ruby and it will get installed along with all dependencies such as libmagick10.