These are my notes from getting Ruby and rails installed on Fedora 8. I was setting up a Redmine test server at the time so I also had to install the ruby mysql gem for native mysql access.
I fell into every trap possible so here’s how I got around various issues.
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If for whatever reason you’re still maintaining an old install of Fedora 8 or 9 and need to get updates with yum you might find your way to this page fedoraproject.org – Enabling new signing key which contains links to download the new signing keys. Sadly the page hasn’t been updated in a while and the key rpm links are broken. You’ll probably find them with a Google search but might end up with suspicious files which sha1sum doesn’t match the sum given on Fedora’s own page
You can however grab the correct file direct from Fedora’s own archives
Here for fc8: fedora-release-8-6.transition.noarch.rpm
Here for fc9: fedora-release-9-5.transition.noarch.rpm