Debugging in RubyMine 2.0 :: Can't install ruby-debug-ide19 on Windows

Hi Everyone,

I am brand new to RoR, and to RubyMine as well.  I am following along with this movie and everything is working so far...

Until I got to the debugging step.  I can't seem to get ruby-debug-ide19 installed, from within RubyMine, or just from the console.

Can you please help me be able to debug with RubyMine?

I will happily share any further info.

Thank you much,

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Hi Michael,

you may use instruction from on how to install ruby-debug gem. There's some manual patching and additional software needed, so we can not fully automate this step.

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Hi Dennis,

Thank you VERY much, that worked perfectly!

I am still unable to debug, but at least now it's because I simply don't know what I'm doing.  It looks like RubyMine is happy with everything and is certainly not crashing.

Can you please point me towards what I can learn to use the debugger well?

Very excellent and thank you again,


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Hi Mike,

you may want to take a look at our debugger web page to start with: and look for "Running and debugging" in our help topics (Help | Help Topics), there is a blog post on how to use help search function

Develop with Pleasure! =)


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