“ruby1.8” package in Ubuntu

libruby1.8: Libraries necessary to run Ruby 1.8
libruby1.8-dbg: Debugging symbols for Ruby 1.8
libtcltk-ruby1.8: Tcl/Tk interface for Ruby 1.8
ri1.8: Ruby Interactive reference (for Ruby 1.8)
ruby1.8: Interpreter of object-oriented scripting language Ruby 1.8
ruby1.8-dev: Header files for compiling extension modules for the Ruby 1.8
ruby1.8-examples: Examples for Ruby 1.8
ruby1.8-full: Ruby 1.8 full installation

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Ruby is an interpreted object oriented scripting language.

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A newer version of ruby1.8 is available for packaging: Ruby 2.0.0-p451

The Saucy Salamander (current stable release) updates, security (main) 2013-11-27 release (main) 2013-07-08
The Quantal Quetzal (supported) release (main) 2012-07-05 updates, security (main) 2013-11-27
The Precise Pangolin (supported) updates, security (main) 2013-11-27 release (main) 2012-03-03
The Lucid Lynx (supported) updates, security (main) 2013-03-25 release (main) 2010-03-19