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What else can I try?

user15:~ durrantm$ bash < <(curl -s
user15:~ durrantm$ cat .bash_profile 
[[ -s "$HOME/.rvm/scripts/rvm" ]] && . "$HOME/.rvm/scripts/rvm" # Load RVM function
user15:~ durrantm$ type rvm | head -n1
-bash: type: rvm: not found
user15:~ durrantm$ rvm -v
-bash: rvm: command not found
user15:~ durrantm$

Also this did not help...

sudo gem install rvm -s Password: ERROR: While executing gem ... (Gem::RemoteSourceException) HTTP Response 302 fetching users-powerbook-g4-15:~ durrantm$

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did you close and reopen your terminal? – Cygnusx1 Oct 4 '11 at 19:01
which version are you trying to install? latest? – Tilo Oct 4 '11 at 19:04
yes i reopened. Yes the latest version. How do I specify previous? – Michael Durrant Oct 4 '11 at 21:44
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sudo rm -rf $HOME/rvm-installer $HOME/.rvm $HOME/.rvmrc /etc/rvmrc /etc/profile.d/ /usr/local/rvm /usr/local/bin/rvm*

sudo rm -f /usr/local/share/man/man1/rvm.1*

bash < <(curl -s )

echo '[[ -s "$HOME/.rvm/scripts/rvm" ]] && . "$HOME/.rvm/scripts/rvm" # Load RVM function' >> ~/.bash_profile


Log back in then execute

type rvm | head -n1

which should return

rvm is a function

You should now be able to use RVM with no issues. Please see and the additional documentation there for how to work with gemsets and to install additional rubies and the like. have fun!

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worked for me before. could be a problem with the latest RVM release... try the previous RVM version

looks like you made the modifications to .bashrc which are required for RVM? After you make these changes, you will need to start a new Bash shell , e.g. open a new terminal window

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yes i opened a new shell. How do i specify version? – Michael Durrant Oct 4 '11 at 21:44
sorry, i was on my iPad.. let me check... – Tilo Oct 4 '11 at 21:46

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