Re: How to do ruby setup on linux?
- From: Ch Asif <muasif80@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 3 Oct 2008 03:16:51 -0500
Ch Asif wrote:
Daniel Bush wrote:
Ch Asif wrote:
Can anyone explain how ruby can be setup on linux?
You can install ruby via the distro you are using. Or you can install
I have Fedora Core 6 on VmWare. Thanks
The following are the steps that I performed to install ruby on my linux
I went to http://www.ruby-lang.org/en/downloads/ There I found out a
section with the heading Ruby Source Code
I pick the url of the link for the file using the right click and
choosing the 'copy link location' in my firefox.
Then I went to the shell on my linux and put the following command
shell> wget ftp://ftp.ruby-lang.org/pub/ruby/1.8/ruby-1.8.7-p72.tar.gz
This downloaded the ruby source code to my root directory. I extracted
the file using the following command
shell> tar -xvf ruby-1.8.7-p72.tar.gz
This command extracted the source archieve to ruby-1.8.7-p72 directory.
Then I enter into this ruby-1.8.7-p72 directory and executed the
This is actually not a command rather a script, that is run to check the
required configurations for the installation purposes. At the successful
run of this script I executed the following command
This make command compiled the code. At the end of the make command I
executed the following command
shell> make install
This make install command installed the ruby and placed the ruby files
in appropriate folders.
Thats all to what I did for installing ruby on a linux machine.
You can confirm your ruby installation by using the following command
shell> ruby -v
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