you dont need to install the mysql gem for rails... just configure
databases.yml (i believe is the file)

On 12/20/05, Hampton <hcatlin / gmail.com> wrote:
> Java,
>
> I've had similar problems on Ubuntu. However, luckily Ubuntu provides a
> package called rubymysql (or something like that) which does the trick,
> and I assume there is a .deb and a .rpm for it.
>
> I installed the client libraries and it still didn't help on my linux
> box. A bit frustrating, honestly. But, I finally did get it working.
> Its worth it!
>
> -hampton.
>
>
>