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Version information

  • 2.0.17 (latest)
  • 2.0.16
  • 2.0.15
  • 2.0.14
  • 2.0.13
  • 2.0.12
  • 2.0.11
released Oct 19th 2015
This module has been deprecated by its author since Oct 28th 2019.

The reason given was: No longer maintained

The author has suggested puppetlabs-ruby as its replacement.

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Tags: ruby, example42


example42/ruby — version 2.0.17 Oct 19th 2015

Puppet module: ruby


This module is no more actively maintained and will hardly be updated.

Please find an alternative module from other authors or consider Tiny Puppet as replacement.

If you want to maintain this module, contact Alessandro Franceschi

This is a Puppet module for ruby It provides only package installation and management

Based on Example42 layouts by Alessandro Franceschi / Lab42

Official site:

Official git repository:

Module development sponsored by AllOver.IO

Released under the terms of Apache 2 License.

This module requires the presence of Example42 Puppi module in your modulepath.

USAGE - Basic management

  • Install ruby with default settings

      class { 'ruby': }
  • Install a specific version of ruby package

      class { 'ruby':
        version => '1.0.1',
  • Install ruby compiling from uptream source. You have to provide a correct version (as available on ). Note that this will install various prerequite packages and will take some time. Installs ruby to /usr/local/bin

      class { 'ruby':
        version             => '1.9.3-p392',
        compile_from_source => true,
  • Remove ruby resources

      class { 'ruby':
        absent => true
  • Module dry-run: Do not make any change on all the resources provided by the module

      class { 'ruby':
        noops => true
  • Automatically include a custom subclass

      class { 'ruby':
        my_class => 'example42::my_ruby',


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