Installing Ruby 1.9.X on Debian Linux

It is pretty easy to install Ruby on Debian. Just execute this as root:

apt-get install ruby1.9.1

That’s it! Depending on that GEMs you want to install you should install this here, too.

apt-get install make bcrypt libxml-ruby1.9.1 libxml2-dev libxslt-dev libpq-dev g++

Your GEMs are at “/var/lib/gem/1.9.1/”. You should add this here your path:


That’s it.

Published by Robert Reiz

CEO @ VersionEye. Passionated software developer since 1998.

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