1. Installing Ruby on *NIX systems

So, you have decided to learn Ruby. Now what should you do? Well, it is simple, you go and learn Ruby! Easy, right?

Ok, enough joking. The first step you need to take to start learning Ruby is install Ruby on your machine, so that you can run you code. Ruby is an interpreted language, so you need to install the Ruby interpreter on your machine. The Ruby interpreter, which we will know as ruby, will run the code you write on your machine. It comes along with a whole set of libraries and tools for making your life easier as a programmer.

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