prevent-ruby - mirabilos' metapackage to remove Ruby

Property Value
Distribution Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository WTF i386
Package filename prevent-ruby_51_all.deb
Package name prevent-ruby
Package version 51
Package release -
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category metapackages
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer Thorsten Glaser <>
Download size 7.11 KB
Installed size 48.00 KB
This metapackage ensures that Ruby is not present on your system.
You may want this to avoid a badly packagable language being used.
This also involves preventing Puppet from being installed, whose
reasons are detailed in the prevent-puppet metapackage.


Package Version Architecture Repository
prevent-ruby_51_all.deb 51 all WTF
prevent-ruby - - -


Name Value
prevent-puppet -


Name Value
ruby-must-die -


Name Value
libruby -
libruby1.8 -
libruby1.9.1 -
libruby2.0 -
libruby2.1 -
ruby -
ruby-interpreter -
ruby1.8 -
ruby1.9.1 -
ruby1.9.3 -
ruby2.0 -
ruby2.1 -


Name Value
ruby-must-die -


Type URL
Binary Package prevent-ruby_51_all.deb
Source Package mirabilos-support

Install Howto

  1. Add the following line to /etc/apt/sources.list:
    deb wheezy wtf
  2. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  3. Install GPG key of the repository:
    # sudo apt-get install ca-bundle apt-transport-https wtf-debian-keyring
  4. Install prevent-ruby deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install prevent-ruby

See Also

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