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This is on a debian server. But is this possible?

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Depends which version of Debian that you're on.

Debian squeeze, the current stable version, has a package for 1.9.2. Sid, the unstable version, has the version you're looking for, 1.9.2 p290; but whether the unstable branch is right for what you're doing is up to you.

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When I install apt-get install ruby1.9.1 it installs ruby 1.9.1p378. And apt-get install1.9.2 doesn't exist.. I'm confused. – Jeremy Smith Aug 19 '11 at 15:08
Already answered two years ago:… – mailq Aug 19 '11 at 15:14
@Jeremy Have you run apt-get update? – Shane Madden Aug 19 '11 at 15:22

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