Install Visual Ruby

Requirements:

Install in

  1. Install Ruby 1.9.3 using Ruby’s one-click installer for windows.

  2. Install Glade3.6.7 and GTK with this file: glade3-3.6.7-with-GTK+.exe (windows installer)

  3. You should remove any old versions of Ruby/Gnome from your computer. Look in your program menu, and select “Uninstall” for any Ruby/Gnome entries. Visualruby will automatically install the latest GTK2 rubygem.

  4. Install visaualruby by going to Start > Command Prompt With Ruby and entering the command:

    gem install visualruby

After it installs, you can run visualruby by entering:

vr

Please post any issues to this forum:

www.ruby-forum.com/forum/gnome2

Install in Linux

  1. Install Ruby 1.9.3 if it isn't on your computer.

  2. Run this command by pressing Ctrl-Alt-T to open a Command Prompt. Then hilight this text with your mouse:

    sudo apt-get install -y glade-gtk2 libgtksourceview2.0-dev gtk2-engines-pixbuf

    Then click on the terminal window and, paste the text by clicking on the center wheel of your mouse. Essentially, you need to manage to enter the above text into the command terminal. In Ubuntu the terminal can also be found in the menus: Applications > Accessories > Terminal

  3. Install the visualruby gem:

sudo gem install visualruby

Note: If you’re using rvm, you may need to omit the “sudo” command.

Please post any issues to this forum:

www.ruby-forum.com/forum/gnome2

Install on a Mac

Install Homebrew by following these instructions

Install GTK+ by typing the following command in Terminal:

brew install gtk+

Install GTK Source View by typing the following command in Terminal:

brew install gtksourceview

Install the Visual Ruby Gem:

gem install visualruby

To run visualruby, at the prompt, type:

vr