Most of them want their ruby applications to be installable in the same way as their other applications, which usually means using their Linux distribution’s package manager.The installation of ruby applications could then use existing infrastructure (local proxies, for example), and security updates would be tracked with the same tools.Ruby Gems provides the ability to manage concurrent versions of libraries and dependencies between those libraries.Ruby Gems has become the standard way to distribute and install Ruby libraries.-- no debconf information Version: 1.0.0-1 I'm not sure why this didn't get closed by the BTS, but according to the changelog, it's fixed in version 1.0.0-1 libgems-ruby (1.0.0-1) unstable; urgency=low [ Daigo Moriwaki ] * New upstream release (Closes: #45706, #45718, #443135). * Removed man pages and corrected debian/rules since the commands are gone. - Removed unnecessary docbook-to-man from Build-Depends-Indep. * Removed patches since the upstream has resolved the issues - debian/patches/03_config_file.dpatch - debian/patches/04_gem_runner.dpatch - debian/patches/06_dependency_list.dpatch - debian/patches/07_security.dpatch - debian/patches/10_datadir.dpatch * Replaced patches with a new and upstream-friendly way. - Removed debian/patches/01_rubygems.dpatch - Removed debian/patches/02_post-install.dpatch - Added debian/patches/01_default_gem_path.dpatch * Removed patches for --build-root command option, which is no longer supported. - debian/gem_mirror.1 - debian/gem_- debian/gemlock.1, - debian/gemri.1 - debian/- debian/index_gem_repository.1 * debian/libgems-ruby1.8.docs: Included 'html/' (instead of 'docs/') where documents are correctly generated. Some other languages have similar tools, like Perl’s CPAN, and Python’s eggs.
You access this command prompt from the Windows Start menu ( All Programs gem update --system From a terminal, use the yum command-line tool to install Ruby and Ruby Gems.Debian Linux * Ubuntu is built onto of a Debian foundation, so the same steps and options as Ubuntu above for the Alternative install method, or by GUI using a Debian graphical package manager such as "Synaptic" instead of Software Center, or by what ever other means you tend to normally add and remove installed from your Debian system, thats well past the scope of this wiki page, for further help with installing software on Debian you can begin reading here and/or join Debian's support channel for real time text group chat with individuals willing to help you if they are able.[on OFTC Internet Relay Chat Link Address] Mac's with version 10.5 Leopard or higher already have Ruby and Ruby Gems installed, Ruby and Ruby Gems update instructions are found here at the Homebrew for OS X page, as well as instructions for adding Homebrew to your OS X machine if you do not already have it installed.- 05_gem_commands.dpatch - 09_installer.dpatch * debian/patches/08_tighter_search_regex.dpatch: Followed the upstream changes. * Added debian/patches/03_disable_update_system.dpatch: Disabled gem update --system (Closes: #452547). * debian/patches/21_avoid_ioseek.dpatch: Added a description. * Added debian/etc/bash_completion.d/gem1.8 instead of patching by debian/patches/22_add_bash_completion.dpatch - Improved a description. This is a way to package Ruby libraries/applications for distribution. It is packaged for debian/ubuntu (rubygems), but apt-get is still the recommended installation method for most ruby packages.