How To Install Ruby Gems in cPanel

This process is no longer supported in the current version of cPanel. However, you can setup a Ruby app and add modules as needed with the new interface.

For the Ruby user, cPanel includes a way for you to install, view, update, and reinstall Ruby Gems, even in our shared hosting accounts. This means you can complete these functions in your cPanel interface without requiring shell access or other command line intervention.

How To Install a Ruby Gem In cPanel

In order to install your Ruby Gem, you can do a simple search in the field.

  1. Log into your cPanel.
  2. Select Ruby Gems under Software.
  3. Search for your Gem in the search field.
  4. Click Go.
  5. Click Install once you’ve found your Gem in the search results.

Well done, you’ve just installed a Ruby Gem in your cPanel account. But how do you keep it updated? All you need to do is follow the steps above to access the Ruby Gems interface. There, you will see all of your Gems listed. Click the update, reinstall, or delete buttons to perform the listed actions.

Christopher Maiorana Content Writer II

Christopher Maiorana joined the InMotion community team in 2015 and regularly dispenses tips and tricks in the Support Center, Community Q&A, and the InMotion Hosting Blog.

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