On Feb 22, 2006, at 2:38 PM, jansenh wrote:

> Hi group. More newbie stuff...
>
> I have the above mentioned problem - ruport fails while installing  
> from
> gem.... ruby(1.8.3/ubuntu) says  "no such file to load -- rdoc/ 
> rdoc". I
> have tried to gem rdoc as well, --remote....  Then gem says: "could  
> not
> find rdoc in repository".
>
> rdoc appears to be the problem, not ruport itself
>
> So far I have :
> - apt-get installed ruby-1.8.3
> - manually installed rubygems-0.8.11.tgz
> - gem install rubygems-update
>
> and my gem is (gem -v) 0.8.11
>
> HELP!
>
> --------------------
> Be kind, I am just a poor VisualStudio/C# guy, used to have everything
> working by clicking 'next' - 'next'  -'next', and then adding a
> 25-letter license code. This is my first attempt with gems. Its  
> also my
> first time with ruby on Linux (ubuntu). I have a little experience  
> with
> ruby-1.8.2 on winXP and osX only... but only out-of-the-box stuff.
> Never used or installed anything else than the default package. Gems
> seems like a very neat approach, appart from me not being able to
> install my particular package this particular time  ;-)
>
> regards, Henning
> Norway
>
>

I think you want to do something like
apt-get install ruby18-doc, I'm not sure I'm not on Debian anymore.  
Alternatively, just install ruby from source.