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I need to setup the "Thin" server on Windows, but I'm running into some issues, anyone able to help?

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closed as not a real question by slhck, Sathya Aug 31 '11 at 12:02

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I brought this back from -1 as the question really was answered and, therefore, was clear enough to be answered. – John Tobler Sep 19 '11 at 20:58
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Assuming you have Ruby + Ruby Gems + the DevKit from the RubyInstaller site installed already, this should do the trick:

gem install specific_install
gem specific_install -l
gem install thin

RubyInstaller + DevKit can be found at

Edit: Also, make sure to run gem update --system then gem update to make sure everything is up-to-date.

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Yes, found that site when searching for the best way to install Ruby on Windows, dent know about the rubygems updating part though, going to give this a try. – RubyNooby Aug 31 '11 at 8:18
Hey hey! It worked! That's a ton man, now I can finally work on my Ruby sites on my Windows PC. – RubyNooby Aug 31 '11 at 8:24
+1 because I, also, had a problem with "thin" and your answer helped. – John Tobler Sep 19 '11 at 21:03

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