github pages homepage with jekyll-bootstrap and custom domain

  1. install ubuntu 12.04 lts on your computer

  2. install chrome, emacs, git

  3. get to know the terminal (and therefore bash)

  4. install ruby sudo apt-get install ruby1.9.1 ruby1.9.1-dev rake

  5. follow jekyll-bootstrap tutorial

  6. watch for changes and reload jekyll serve --watch

  7. learn emacs

  8. fire up emacs and edit default jekyll pages

  9. setup a custom domain

  10. commit and push changes to github