Compass offers a highly simplified way of writing style sheets. Basically users can create sass files, that can share style information, and then compile this using Compass into regular old-fashioned CSS files. Unfortunately Sass requires Gem which is a Ruby package installer library, so how do we install all?
First connect to your domain as root, or any recognized sudoer:
Then install the Ruby library:
>apt-get install libgemplugin-ruby
Then install Sass and Compass:
>sudo gem install sass
>sudo gem install compass
That’s it. You can check the location of the installed packages with which :
After this, you can use Sass to create projects and Compass to compile them. More information under Sass Installer .