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I want to install the package ruby-sinatra on a ubuntu server 10.11. It fails because this package depends on ruby-rack, which is an virtuall package. What can I do?

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I suggest using rvm to install and manage your Ruby installations rather than apt-get. It makes it much more flexible, you can have multiple Ruby installations at the same time then flick between them with one command.

See their page: http://beginrescueend.com/

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+1 for RVM, its a good piece of software. –  jrg Jan 10 '12 at 22:37

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