Version Released Support Status Release
2.7 2 months ago
(25 Dec 2019)
Ends in 3 years
(31 Mar 2023)
2.7.0
2.6 1 year and 2 months ago
(25 Dec 2018)
Ends in 2 years
(31 Mar 2022)
2.6.5
2.5 2 years ago
(25 Dec 2017)
Ends in 1 year
(31 Mar 2021)
2.5.7
2.4 3 years ago
(25 Dec 2016)
Ends in 1 month and 6 days
(31 Mar 2020)
2.4.9
2.3 4 years ago
(25 Dec 2015)
Ended 11 months ago
(31 Mar 2019)
NA
2.2 5 years ago
(25 Dec 2014)
Ended 1 year and 11 months ago
(31 Mar 2018)
NA
2.1 6 years ago
(25 Dec 2013)
Ended 2 years and 11 months ago
(31 Mar 2017)
NA
2.0.0 7 years ago
(24 Feb 2013)
Ended 4 years ago
(24 Feb 2016)
NA
1.9.3 8 years ago
(31 Oct 2011)
Ended 5 years ago
(23 Feb 2015)
NA

Ruby is a dynamic, open source programming language with a focus on simplicity and productivity. It has an elegant syntax that is natural to read and easy to write.

Since Ruby 2.1 a new major version of Ruby has been released every year on December 25th, and EOLed 3 years, 3 months later. Another resource that can help is here.

More information is available on the Ruby website.

You should be running one of the supported release numbers listed above in the rightmost column.

You can check the version that you are currently using by running:

ruby --version


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