The standalone installer packages are built within a few minutes of the kubes gem release. This page covers more details on how the standalone installation works.
The standalone kubes package installs kubes in
/opt/kubes. This folder contains everything like system libraries, Ruby, and gems needed for kubes to work as a standalone package. Additionally, this also makes it easy to remove kubes.
The installer creates a wrapper script in
Most users have
/usr/local/bin configured in there PATH. So this wrapper should work.