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This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 12/22/2015.

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, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install ruby --version 2.2.1

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

C:\> choco upgrade ruby --version 2.2.1


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    try {
      $packageId = 'ruby'
      $binRoot = Get-BinRoot
      # $rubyFolder = '187'
      # $url = ''
      # $checksum = '2e33a098f126275f7cb29ddcd0eb9845'
      # $rubyFolder = '193'
      # $url = ''
      # $checksum = '25de5ff94b76d7d308cb75ba8179a6c0'
      # $rubyFolder = '200'
      # $url = ''
      # $checksum = 'cb25a38508e22a869b48df7974840eb78c77635c'
      # $url64 = ''
      # $checksum64 = '8f8f39d69a222b5472254969755ff5d36dc42585'
      # $rubyFolder = '21'
      # $url = ''
      # $checksum = '57efcc7ea3e031e66e2951db85ed09fe'
      # $url64 = ''
      # $checksum64 = '56751f595ecc5385008967c5c582027e'
      $rubyFolder = '22'
      $url = ''
      $checksum = 'b27b1a577c6b9667562a884fbc686c37c2f81bc5'
      $url64 = ''
      $checksum64 = '9e79a72b6b03468f6321c75baaeb3f56c7100168'
      $rubyPath = join-path $binRoot $('ruby' + "$rubyFolder")
      $silentArgs = "/verysilent /dir=`"$rubyPath`" /tasks=`"assocfiles,modpath`""
      # Install-ChocolateyPackage "$packageId" 'exe' "$silentArgs" "$url" -checksum $checksum
      Install-ChocolateyPackage "$packageId" 'exe' "$silentArgs" "$url" "$url64"
      #Checksum type sha1 has a bug fixed in -
      #-checksum $checksum -checksumType 'sha1' -checksum64 $checksum64 -checksumType64 'sha1'
      $rubyBin = join-path $rubyPath 'bin'
      Write-Host "Adding `'$rubyBin`' to the local path"
      $env:Path = "$($env:Path);$rubyBin"
      # # Install and configure pik
      # Write-Host "Now we are going to install pik and set up the folder - so Ruby is pointed to the correct version"
      # $nugetBin = join-path $env:ChocolateyInstall 'bin'
      # #$gem = 'gem.bat'
      # $pikInstall = 'pik_install.bat'
      # & gem install pik
      # & $pikInstall "$nugetBin"
      # & pik add $rubyBin
      # & pik use $rubyFolder
    } catch {
      Write-ChocolateyFailure "$packageId" $($_.Exception.Message)

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Yukihiro Matsumoto


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Ruby 2066 Wednesday, December 20, 2017 approved
Ruby 18928 Tuesday, September 19, 2017 approved
Ruby 16298 Wednesday, July 5, 2017 approved
Ruby 10507 Friday, May 26, 2017 approved
Ruby 2.3.3 21505 Tuesday, April 25, 2017 approved
Ruby 2.3.1 82561 Sunday, October 9, 2016 approved
Ruby 2.3.0 145815 Friday, May 6, 2016 approved
Ruby 2.2.4 12926 Wednesday, February 24, 2016 approved
Ruby 2.2.3 51065 Saturday, October 24, 2015 approved
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