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A beginners look at RVM: Installs, Upgrades and the rest

One of the most confusing things about learning rails is in dealing with the Ruby Version Manager (RVM). Being a noob myself in the Ruby world, I wanted to give some clarification on stuff that I’d wondered at the outset regarding this tool. 480 more words

Web Development

FlatIron out.

So a few days ago I had to set up my environment once again (actually for just the second time after quite a while) and, of course, I screwed up. 348 more words

Yosemite and Gems and Ruby, OH MY!

I’m not sure if it had to do with having OS X Yosemite, but I kept running into an issue when trying to install gems on my machine. 166 more words


Ruby : RVM : change prompt of irb

IN Linux ( Ubuntu 14.04)

You can change the irritating prompt of the irb console just by following some simple steps

Open your terminal

goto the location /home/leapfrog/.rvm/scripts… 139 more words


RVM installation behind a firewall

A quicker and simpler approach for RVM installation behind a firewall –

RVM installer script internally uses CURL, hence the key run installer script from behind a firewall is to tame the CURL settings by adding the following in ~/.curlrc – 118 more words


RVM Captcha

Suddenly if you face the following error for any rails command like

$rails console


$rails -v

/usr/local/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems.rb:861:in `report_activate_error’: Could not find RubyGem rails (>= 0) (Gem::LoadError) 76 more words

Ruby 1.9 and Rails 3 Primer

Better Late than Never. So finally I update myself to Ruby 1.9 and Rails 3.

Here is a gist of my recent foray –

Firstly, the importance of… 363 more words