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I am trying to install rails in my ubuntu 12.10, but I am unsuccessful in doing it. I am getting the error about packages. Here is the sample exmple

 E: Unable to locate package libsql

What I did was, I installed ubuntu recently along side of windows7. I going through these E: W: N: package errors. I dont know what sort of errors are these. Please help!

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What command are you running and you get the E: error? –  kalpetros Apr 4 '13 at 4:27
    
I am following the steps to install rails, while doing so I came across these errors... sudo apt-get -y install build-essential openssl libreadline6 libreadline6-dev zlib1g zlib1g-dev libssl-dev libyaml-dev libsql –  user2164254 Apr 4 '13 at 4:30
    
Can you try and run the following command instead: 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 –  kalpetros Apr 4 '13 at 4:32
    
I tried and came across these errors E: Unable to locate package curl E: Unable to locate package libxml2-dev E: Unable to locate package subversion –  user2164254 Apr 4 '13 at 4:33
    
Read the answer here: askubuntu.com/questions/277708/… –  kalpetros Apr 4 '13 at 4:35

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I have just done two Rails 3 installs on Ubuntu 12.04. If you want to try the procedure in 12.10 the link to the page is

http://polyoperable.cmready.com/?p=300

The blog writer seemed to know what he was talking about as both installs were without a hitch.

Good luck and let us know, Bernie

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