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How to install Ruby Programming Language on Godaddy Server?

Last Updated : 07 Nov, 2022
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GoDaddy VPS is a shared server that provides computational services, databases, storage space, automated weekly backups, 99% uptime, and much more. It’s a cheaper alternative to some other popular cloud-based services such as AWS, GPC, and Azure. Ruby is an open-source, dynamic, cross-platform, object-oriented, general-purpose programming language created by Yukihiro Matsumoto in the mid-1990s in Japan. It is based on many other languages, such as Perl, Lisp, Smalltalk, Eiffel, and Ada. To know more please visit Ruby Tutorial. In this article, we will discuss how to install the latest version of Ruby Programming Language on GoDaddy VPS (Ubuntu).

Installing Ruby on Godaddy Server

Step 1: Open your terminal and ssh into the Godaddy server.

$ ssh [username]@[ip]


Step 2: Update and upgrade the server by running.

$ sudo apt update -y
$ sudo apt upgrade -y


Step 3: Install the latest version of ruby by running

$ sudo apt install ruby-full



Step 4: Verify the installation by performing a version check

$ ruby --version


Using Ruby on Godaddy Server

Step 1: Create a simple ruby program that outputs ‘Geeks For Geeks’.

$ nano gfg.rb




puts "Geeks For Geeks"

Step 2: Now compile and run the ruby program.

$ ruby gfg.rb


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