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Ruby (Portable)


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This package is likely a meta/virtual (*) or an installer (*.install) or portable (*.portable) application package.
  • Meta/virtual (*) - has a dependency on the *.install or the *.portable package - it is provided for discoverability and for other packages to take a dependency on.
  • Portable (*.portable/*.commandline (deprecated naming convention)/*.tool (deprecated naming convention)) - usually zips or archives that require no administrative access to install.
  • Install (*.install/*.app (deprecated naming convention)) - uses native installers, usually requires administrative access to install.
Learn more about chocolatey's distinction of installed versus portable apps and/or learn about this kind of package.

This package was approved by moderator dtgm on 5/8/2016.

Ruby – A dynamic, open source programming language with a focus on simplicity and productivity. It has an elegant syntax that is natural to read and easy to write.

To install Ruby (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install ruby.portable

To upgrade Ruby (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade ruby.portable


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'ruby.portable'
    # 1.8.7
    #$url = ''
    #$checksum = '2eabeb3bb210d088083c0c04fdf94c7e'
    # 1.9.3
    # $url = ''
    # $checksum = '73ba6e292d3afec5cecc68ec64fd85bf'
    # 2.0.0
    # $url = ''
    # $checksum = '57422903090e7001698c5b94ca47e1a6ee492c54'
    # $url64 = ''
    # $checksum64 = 'af37b28c15449d7adf05acd0717a9804460d8738'
    # 2.1.x
    # $url = ''
    # $checksum = '2b1e96081fd3010b11591a39c31f195b2f657f1d'
    # $url64 = ''
    # $checksum64 = 'b6315bc57b4e5f453bb59f640e1992702bd04d51'
    # 2.2.3
    # $url = ''
    # $checksum = '8d7d94856bd7c9498c48a9b8d155c926'
    # $url64 = ''
    # $checksum64 = '77bfcf4b65ec8d5ba0cd84779f3eff7c'
    # 2.3.0
    $url = ''
    $checksum = 'c8daba86954ddb59a8ff3b1bb5dbb24fb0c4c06810d9067fabac870b9316b029'
    $url64 = ''
    $checksum64 = 'e930827ecd075b7fc9cca50df2824c6b8fba26f90e92eae2e41d58edf74dbfc9'
    $toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $installDir = Join-Path $toolsDir "ruby"
    $file = Join-Path $toolsDir "$($packageName).7z"
    #Get-ChocolateyWebFile "$packageName" "$file" "$url" -checksum "$checksum"
    Get-ChocolateyWebFile "$packageName" "$file" "$url" "$url64" `
      -checksum $checksum -checksumType 'sha256' `
      -checksum64 $checksum64 -checksumType64 'sha256'
    Get-ChocolateyUnzip "$file" "$installDir" -packageName "$packageName"

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This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Yukihiro Matsumoto


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Ruby (Portable) 2.1.6 462 Monday, May 11, 2015 approved
Ruby (Portable) 2.1.5 394 Monday, January 5, 2015 approved
Ruby (Portable) 510 Thursday, October 2, 2014 approved
Ruby (Portable) 210 Monday, May 11, 2015 approved
Ruby (Portable) 213 Thursday, January 8, 2015 approved
Ruby (Portable) 243 Thursday, October 2, 2014  
Ruby (Portable) 294 Wednesday, July 23, 2014  
Ruby (Portable) 222 Thursday, January 8, 2015 approved
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