ruby-rainbow - extension of Ruby String class enabling colored text on ANSI terminals

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Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name ruby-rainbow
Package version 2.0.0
Package release 1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 70 B
Download size 8.13 KB
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Rainbow extends the ruby string class to enable coloring text on
ANSI terminals. It adds methods to the String class and allowing
the use offoreground and background color, bright, italic, underline,
blink, reverse, hide and reset on text for ANSI terminals.


Package Version Architecture Repository
ruby-rainbow_2.0.0-1_all.deb 2.0.0 all Ubuntu Universe
ruby-rainbow - - -


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ruby -
ruby-interpreter -


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Binary Package ruby-rainbow_2.0.0-1_all.deb
Source Package ruby-rainbow

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install ruby-rainbow deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install ruby-rainbow




2014-02-05 - Nitesh A Jain <>
ruby-rainbow (2.0.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release 
2014-01-03 - Nitesh A Jain <>
ruby-rainbow (1.99.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release 
* Moved from d/ruby-tests.rb to d/ruby-tests.rake as upstream moved to spec/
* Added ruby-rspec-core to build depends to fix failing tests
* Bump gem2deb dependency to 0.6.1~
* Bump standards version to 3.9.5
2013-05-16 - Nitesh A Jain <>
ruby-rainbow (1.1.4-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release (Closes: #708532)

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