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Is there a way via CLI to determine which version number of a gem is installed on my machine? Similar to yolk -l for python?

I'm trying to see if I have the latest version of compass / sass / zurb foundation. I have a dependency that requires a particular version number. So I need to see what version it is.

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Off-Topic: wth is yolk? Sounds like a knock-off pip! –  Oli Feb 22 '13 at 16:19
    
@Oli yolk is a python package that shows you what packages are installed in your virtualenv (I don't know anything about python) –  chrisjlee Feb 22 '13 at 16:22
    
@Oli but it won't show what version number :( –  chrisjlee Feb 22 '13 at 16:33
    
possible duplicate of: stackoverflow.com/questions/1112754/… –  Ciro Santilli Sep 2 at 7:27

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gem list

should give you a list of all your gems with version number in brackets behind it

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Thank you! That's what i needed –  chrisjlee Feb 22 '13 at 16:33

StackOverflow has the answer and it might be a more useful place (for you) for Ruby architecture questions (they're still welcome here)

gem outdated

Not being a Ruby dev or having any gems installed, I'm not sure this is going to give you exactly what you're after but it should show you which ones need attention.

Otherwise I would have suggested gem query <package> (searches local) and gem query --remote to see available versions. If you only need local gem versions, the first aught to do.

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