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Downloads of v


Last Update:

28 Nov 2022

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Yukihiro Matsumoto


ruby language programming development dynamic cross-platform foss

Ruby (Install)

This is not the latest version of Ruby (Install) available.

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Downloads of v



Software Author(s):

  • Yukihiro Matsumoto

Ruby (Install)

This is not the latest version of Ruby (Install) available.

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All Checks are Passing

3 Passing Tests

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Ruby (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Ruby (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Ruby (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:


This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/)

2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade ruby.install -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="''" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade ruby.install -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="''" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install ruby.install
    name: ruby.install
    version: ''
    state: present

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.

chocolatey_package 'ruby.install' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  ''

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.

cChocoPackageInstaller ruby.install
    Name     = "ruby.install"
    Version  = ""
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.

package { 'ruby.install':
  ensure   => '',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.


This package is likely a meta/virtual (*) or an installer (*.install) or portable (*.portable) application package.

  • Meta/virtual (*) - has a dependency on the *.install or the *.portable package - it is provided for discoverability and for other packages to take a dependency on.
  • Portable (*.portable/*.commandline (deprecated naming convention)/*.tool (deprecated naming convention)) - usually zips or archives that require no administrative access to install.
  • Install (*.install/*.app (deprecated naming convention)) - uses native installers, usually requires administrative access to install.

Learn more about chocolatey's distinction of installed versus portable apps and/or learn about this kind of package.

Package Approved

This package was approved as a trusted package on 28 Nov 2022.


Ruby is a dynamic, open source programming language focusing on simplicity and productivity. It has an elegant syntax that is natural to read and easy to write.

This package provides a self-contained Windows-based installer that includes the Ruby language, an execution environment, important documentation, and more.

Package Parameters

  • /InstallDir - Ruby installation directory, by default c:\tools\RubyXY where XY are major and minor version parts.
  • /NoPath - Do not add ruby bin folder to machine PATH.

Example: choco install ruby --package-parameters="'/NoPath ""/InstallDir:C:\your\install\path""'"


  • To install ruby development kit ruby installer provides ridk command. It provides an easy way to install msys2 via ridk install 1, however, the installation is interactive. To accomplish unattended install, use msys2 package.

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$toolsPath = Split-Path $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition
$rubyDir = 'ruby' + ($Env:ChocolateyPackageVersion -replace '\.').Substring(0, 2)

$pp = Get-PackageParameters
$installDir = if ($pp['InstallDir']) { $pp['InstallDir'] } else { Join-Path (Get-ToolsLocation) $rubyDir }

$tasks = 'assocfiles', 'noridkinstall'
if ( !$pp['NoPath'] ) { $tasks += 'modpath' }

Write-Host "Ruby is going to be installed in '$installDir'"

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName    = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
  fileType       = 'exe'
  file           = "$toolsPath\rubyinstaller-3.0.5-1-x86.exe"
  file64         = "$toolsPath\rubyinstaller-3.0.5-1-x64.exe"
  silentArgs     = '/verysilent /dir="{0}" /tasks="{1}"' -f $installDir, ($tasks -join ',')
  validExitCodes = @(0)
  softwareName   = 'ruby *'
Install-ChocolateyInstallPackage @packageArgs
Get-ChildItem $toolsPath\*.exe | ForEach-Object { Remove-Item $_ -ea 0; if (Test-Path $_) { Set-Content "$_.ignore" '' } }
md5: 57EF8303888D9F197AD221361EEC3F2F | sha1: 93A678243F876518B4706CD39FD86C76849F8889 | sha256: A820B58F6BE6FB85C81B381CD0CBB16CC1587D6954BD2DFE46390118AADA0239 | sha512: 7A2ADDCF3CCA2011993D6CD79078BEFC6613537E7B4EEBA47A769EEBC31CB16C5739A6386C0760259632A957B2238AC29529134CBC1EDC0666951B830C0DE7D2

Log in or click on link to see number of positives.

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Ruby (Install) 2245 Monday, June 3, 2024 Approved
Ruby (Install) 5293 Friday, April 26, 2024 Approved
Ruby (Install) 14073 Tuesday, January 9, 2024 Approved
Ruby (Install) 61 Friday, April 26, 2024 Approved
Ruby (Install) 401 Thursday, January 25, 2024 Approved
Ruby (Install) 12 Monday, June 3, 2024 Approved
Ruby (Install) 47 Friday, April 26, 2024 Approved
Ruby (Install) 42785 Monday, November 28, 2022 Approved
Ruby (Install) 21705 Monday, May 9, 2022 Approved
Ruby (Install) 20976 Saturday, February 19, 2022 Approved
Ruby (Install) 69 Tuesday, February 15, 2022 Approved
Ruby (Install) 22 Friday, April 26, 2024 Approved
Ruby (Install) 789 Monday, November 28, 2022 Approved
Ruby (Install) 399 Wednesday, April 20, 2022 Approved
Ruby (Install) 83 Tuesday, February 15, 2022 Approved
Ruby (Install) 1525 Monday, November 28, 2022 Approved
Ruby (Install) 1597 Wednesday, April 20, 2022 Approved
Ruby (Install) 1434 Tuesday, February 15, 2022 Approved
Ruby (Install) 6914 Wednesday, April 20, 2022 Approved
Ruby (Install) 211 Tuesday, February 15, 2022 Approved
Ruby (Install) 236 Tuesday, February 15, 2022 Approved
Ruby (Install) 1344 Tuesday, February 15, 2022 Approved
Ruby (Install) 2.3.3 88 Tuesday, February 15, 2022 Approved
Ruby (Install) 2.2.6 159 Tuesday, February 15, 2022 Approved
Ruby (Install) 2.1.9 185 Tuesday, February 15, 2022 Approved

This package has no dependencies.

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