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I've downloaded the 30 day trial version of TextMate and wanted to use a plugin for coffeescript.

The instructions for installing the plugin say to go to this directory

cd ~/Library/Application\ Support/TextMate/Bundles (Textmate 1)

Once I changed into the TextMate directory and started looking for Bundles by doing ls it only showed

TextMate.pid

In other words, no Bundles directory....

Once I was in the Bundles directory, I'm supposed to do

git clone git://github.com/jashkenas/coffee-script-tmbundle CoffeeScriptBundle.tmbundle

but didn't want to try that without first being in the Bundles directory.

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Make a new directory in ~/Library/Application\ Support/TextMate/

Managed

then make another in that directory:

Bundles

cd to the new directory:

cd ~/Library/Application\ Support/TextMate/Managed/Bundles

then run the git in Terminal:

git clone git://github.com/jashkenas/coffee-script-tmbundle CoffeeScriptBundle.tmbundle
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why need to make the Managed directory? may I ask? –  m73 Apr 10 '12 at 4:04
    
I did this, and restarted TextMate, but don't see any kind of CoffeeScript bundle under the Bundles tab...is that where I'd find it? –  m73 Apr 10 '12 at 4:07
    
Normally, it should be enough to just create Bundles and clone it there, without the Managed stuff @m73 –  slhck Apr 10 '12 at 4:35
    
@m73, when I've installed bundles (that have installers), that is where it saved them. I couldn't tell you why it wouldn't be showing up — you should check the permissions on the bundle, it should be (drwxr-xr-x). –  l'L'l May 3 '12 at 2:20

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