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I downloaded the mac version of jruby. After installing it doesn't show up in the path. I'm new to mac and don't know where it is installed.

I'm running Mac OS 10.6.8.

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JRuby should automatically be available as jruby on your command line. Eventually restart your Terminal.

Its framework is installed to:


Therefore, its binary is in:


If it doesn't work, manually add the following to your PATH, for example in ~/.bash_profile or .profile, whatever you use):

export PATH=$PATH:/Library/Frameworks/JRuby.framework/Versions/Current/bin
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Thanks this fixes it. the installer had automatically created the .profile file but my zshrc didn't source it. – nikhil May 11 '12 at 6:18
This is still an issue in jruby 1.7.4. – Joshua Olson Sep 15 '13 at 23:32

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