On 27 Feb 2007, at 15:04, Jonathan Denni wrote:

> In search of a way to resize images using ruby, I was pointed to
> http://rubyforge.org/projects/mini-magick/  which looks very  
> promising.
> I downloaded the .gem file and it's sitting on my desktop (mac  
> OSX).  I
> have never used ruby gems before, and have no idea what to do with it.
> Any help here will be much appreciated :)
>
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> Posted via http://www.ruby-forum.com/.
>

You will need to install rubygems first - a library for Ruby that  
handles package management via gems. Google for Rubygems, read the  
manual and go from there. Once you have rubygems setup correctly you  
wont need the gem file itself because rubygems downloads it  
automagically.

Alex Gutteridge

Bioinformatics Center
Kyoto University