ruby1.8-dev - Header files for compiling extension modules for the Ruby 1.8

Distribution: DEB Universal
Repository: OpenNMS Unstable amd64
Package name: ruby1.8-dev
Package version:
Package release: 7.1+deb7u3
Package architecture: amd64
Package type: deb
Installed size: 2.21 KB
Download size: 889.39 KB
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Ruby is the interpreted scripting language for quick and easy object-oriented programming. It has many features to process text files and to do system management tasks (as in perl). It is simple, straight-forward, and extensible. This package contains the header files and the mkmf library, necessary to make extension library for Ruby 1.8.


  • ruby-dev


    Source package: ruby1.8

    Install Howto

    1. Add the following line to /etc/apt/sources.list:
      deb unstable main
    2. Install GPG key of the repository:
      # wget -O - | sudo apt-key add -
    3. Update the package index:
      # sudo apt-get update
    4. Install ruby1.8-dev deb package:
      # sudo apt-get install ruby1.8-dev