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On Debian, Ubuntu, or Mint: install Ruby with chruby and ruby-build
# Install apt-get packages:
sudo apt-get install build-essential openssl libreadline6 libreadline6-dev curl git-core zlib1g zlib1g-dev libssl-dev libyaml-dev libsqlite3-dev sqlite3 libxml2-dev libxslt-dev autoconf libc6-dev ncurses-dev automake libtool bison subversion pkg-config
# Install chruby:
tar -xzvf chruby-0.2.3.tar.gz
cd chruby-0.2.3
sudo make install
# Install ruby-build:
git clone
cd ruby-build
sudo ./
# Install 1.9.3 with OpenSSL:
ruby-build 1.9.3-p327 ~/usr/local/1.9.3-p327 --with-openssl-dir=`which openssl`
# Add the following to .bashrc (or .zshrc whatev):
. /usr/local/share/chruby/ # Load chruby
# Path to other Rubies here...
chruby 1.9.3 # Select default Ruby
# Close and reopen terminal.
#=> * 1.9.3-p327

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harshamv commented Aug 9, 2016

any update on this?

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