Version Released Support Status Release
2.6 9 months ago
(25 Dec 2018)
Ends in 2 years and 5 months
(31 Mar 2022)
2.6.5
2.5 1 year and 9 months ago
(25 Dec 2017)
Ends in 1 year and 5 months
(31 Mar 2021)
2.5.7
2.4 2 years and 9 months ago
(25 Dec 2016)
Ends in 5 months and 2 weeks
(31 Mar 2020)
2.4.9
2.3 3 years and 9 months ago
(25 Dec 2015)
Ended 6 months and 2 weeks ago
(31 Mar 2019)
NA
2.2 4 years and 9 months ago
(25 Dec 2014)
Ended 1 year and 6 months ago
(31 Mar 2018)
NA
2.1 5 years and 9 months ago
(25 Dec 2013)
Ended 2 years and 6 months ago
(31 Mar 2017)
NA
2.0.0 6 years ago
(24 Feb 2013)
Ended 3 years and 7 months ago
(24 Feb 2016)
NA
1.9.3 7 years and 11 months ago
(31 Oct 2011)
Ended 4 years and 7 months 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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