[ILUG] Ruby installation
ilug at maccarthy.org
Fri Sep 2 11:24:49 IST 2011
Plus one for RVM
Also check out http://ruby.learncodethehardway.org/ and
On 2 September 2011 16:01, kevin <lists at cybercolloids.net> wrote:
> RVM looks good, I will give it a go. He can mess about all he wants and
> I can keep him away from my files.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Patrick O'Doherty <patrick at patrickodoherty.com>
> To: kevin <lists at cybercolloids.net>
> Cc: Irish Linux Users Group <ilug at linux.ie>
> Subject: Re: [ILUG] Ruby installation
> Date: Thu, 1 Sep 2011 11:14:30 -0700
> I would recommend you using RVM (http://beginrescueend.com/rvm/install/)
> which will allow you to use multiple versions of ruby without having to
> install them using apt. I've been using it instead of installing from
> repos on different boxes to keep consistent versions and such.
> Patrick O'Doherty
> (650) 701 7829
> On Thursday, September 1, 2011 at 2:34 AM, kevin wrote:
>> I am planning to introduce my young son to some programming. As a
>> language I decided to start him off with Ruby.
>> One question:
>> Reading around there seems to be an issue with using rubygems on
>> What is the accepted wisdom? Install everything using .debs or install
>> rubygems from source and only install the basic ruby package from the
>> package manager?
>> Are there similar issues with Fedora?
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