On Mar 16, 2010, at 03:22, Leslie Viljoen wrote:
> I am trying to install Ruby1.9.1 under Ubuntu 9.10 - with gems. I can
> "apt-get install ruby1.9.1", but I have often had trouble
> mixing package managers and installing rubygems using apt-get so I usually
> download it. I also see warnings on the 'net
> that installing rubygems using apt-get is not recommended.
> 
> Contrary to http://ryanbigg.com/2009/01/ruby-191-rubygems-rails/, rubygems
> does not come included with ruby1.9.1 on Ubuntu,
> I suppose because it is packaged separately (perhaps wrongly?)
> 
> So what I have tried to do is install gems by running the setup.rb program
> using ruby1.9.1. This seems to work, and I then
> get a gem1.9.1 which I can use to install gems. But when I try to require
> those gems, they seem to be missing:
> 
> 
> $ gem1.9.1 list
> 
> *** LOCAL GEMS ***
> 
> file-find (0.3.4)
> sys-admin (1.5.2)
> $ irb1.9.1
> irb(main):001:0> require 'rubygems'
> => true
> irb(main):002:0> require 'file/find'
> LoadError: no such file to load -- file/find
> 
> 
> so... should I be using apt-get?

Maybe there's a package with all of ruby instead of just the pieces that ubuntu thinks constitutes ruby.