How-to Quick Getting-Started with RVM to Install/Manage Multiples Rubies on Linux Ubuntu

October 6, 2012 | By Regaz | Filed in: Uncategorized.

The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Getting-Started with RVM to Installing/Managing Multiples Rubies on Ubuntu Linux.

The Content give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands to make it Easier to Follow.

If RVM is Not Already Installed you Find Link to Guide for Installing the RVM (Ruby Version Manager) on Linux Distros.

Ubuntu on Ruby
  1. Install the Ruby Version Manager

    Linux How-to Install RVM
  2. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

  3. Check/Install Git

    which git

    Eventually to Install Git:

    sudo apt-get install git
  4. Check/Install Patch

    which patch

    Eventually to Install Patch:

    sudo apt-get install patch
  5. Load Bash Shell

    Check for Bash Version

    bash --version

    Version Need to be Up to 4

    Load Bash Environment

    bash -l
  6. Install Rubies

    Best to Get Installed First Ruby Version 1.8.7 .

    rvm install 1.8.7

    Other Examples:

    rvm install 1.8.6
    rvm install 1.9.2-head

    You will need to be Patient and Wait Until Achievement of Downloading, Compiling & Installing Procedure…

  7. Select/Use a Ruby Version

    rvm select 1.9.2

    After you Can Check that Ruby is Working with:

    which ruby
    ruby -v

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