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I'm trying to run ruby on a fresh windows server. Is there a way to do this with only SSH access?

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Do you mean you have sshd running on a Windows server installation? Why no Remote Desktop access? – chunkyb2002 Jan 7 '11 at 23:04

Download Ruby Installer, run the installer with /verysilent /norestart /dir=C:\Ruby

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How do I download ruby installer from the command line? – Justin L. Jan 8 '11 at 2:32
@Justin: If you have SSH, chances are you can upload it from your own PC with SFTP (using WinSCP). Otherwise, there's a command-line ftp client, and PowerShell (comes with Server 2008) has System.Net.WebClient and System.Net.HttpWebRequest. – grawity Jan 8 '11 at 12:12
you can use iexpore to download it via command line - iexplore.exe amongst other methods… – Journeyman Geek Apr 11 '11 at 1:49
@Journeyman: Internet Explorer requires a graphical session to work. SSH doesn't have that, at least not on Windows. – grawity Apr 11 '11 at 9:38

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