Both rbenv and RVM are Ruby version management tools aka package managers. A package manager is a collection of software tools that automates the process of installing, upgrading, configuring, and removing computer programs from an OS in a consistent manner. In the Ruby world, RVM is widely accepted as the norm because of it’s wide toolkit. However, a major pro of rbenv is that it’s lighter and more unobtrusive than RVM.

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