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How to install Ruby on Rails and MySql on my Ubuntu 10.04 OS?

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Ruby on Rails

sudo apt-get install rails

For details, see the Ubuntu Help here.


sudo apt-get install mysql-server

For details, see the Ubuntu Help here.

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aptitude is the new apt-get. – Paul Schreiber Mar 19 '11 at 4:18
Yes. You should not be using apt-get for ANYTHING. It will not mark deps as automatically installed and therefor they will remain on your machine until you remove them by hand. – jcm Mar 19 '11 at 6:43
Actually, aptitude was last in the default install in 10.04. Most users won't even have it on their system. – micahg Nov 22 '11 at 6:48

I follow this guide every single time:

It's written for 9.10, but it works equally well for 10.04. The only (minor) difference is that you can remove the libmysqlclient15off package.

Good luck!

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For Ruby on Rails

For Ubuntu 10.04, 10.10 and 11.04 I followed this guide: here!

There is a sibling for Ubuntu 11.10 here!

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use rbenv to install ruby and rails framework

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For Ruby on Rails see this instruction and for mysql run command sudo apt-get install mysql-server

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To install mysql on local machine (Ubuntu OS) you nedd one client and server version of mysql. to install follow the steps

sudo apt-get install mysql-server mysql-client
sudo apt-get install libmysql-ruby libmysqlclient-dev
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