Forum: Ruby on Rails install rubygems

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Thiti P. (Guest)
on 2009-03-11 10:01
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i install ruby 1.8.8 on ubuntu
and when i install rubygem by code are:
> wget
>tar xzvf rubygems-1.3.1.tgz
>cd rubygems-1.3.1
but i used this command is > sudo ruby setup.rb
i get error is
>/home/test/rubygems-1.3.1/lib/rubygems/version.rb:53:in `initialize': Malformed version 
number string 1.8.8.-1 (ArgumentError)
  from /home/test/rubygems-1.3.1/lib/rubygems.rb:676:in `new'
  from /home/test/rubygems-1.3.1/lib/rubygems.rb:676:in `ruby_version'
  from setup.rb:111

pls ,give comment for me what wrong in the installation rubygems
Frederick C. (Guest)
on 2009-03-11 12:08
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On Mar 11, 8:00 am, "removed_email_address@domain.invalid" 
<removed_email_address@domain.invalid> wrote:
> i install ruby 1.8.8 on ubuntu

Do you really want to use an unfinished, unstable version of ruby?

Bob M. (Guest)
on 2009-03-11 15:51
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I would recommend just going with the version of Ruby Ubuntu installs
by default and running with that for now, unless there is a specific
reason to be running with 1.8.8 for you.
Troy (Guest)
on 2009-03-13 13:56
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If you change line 5 of version.h from


rubygems won't complain.

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