I am trying to install rails 3.0.1 on ubuntu 10.10. I am getting this error towards the end when i execute this command sudo gem install rails --version 3.0.1

Installing ri documentation for rails-3.0.1...
File not found: lib

How can i resolve this issue? Thanks


No need to specify version number if it is the latest in the repository, just using:

sudo gem install rails

should work.

If that's a no-go, try manually reinstalling RDoc:

sudo gem install rdoc-data
sudo rdoc-data --install
sudo gem rdoc --all --overwrite
  • Thanks.The first command didn't work out.I executed the commands to manually install rdoc and then used 'apt-get install rails' and then executed gem install rails. After this when i executed 'rails -v' Rails rails 3.0.4.(I guess this means rails is installed :) ) – rogerstone Feb 18 '11 at 5:26
  • @roger thanks for the update, glad it worked for you :) – John T Feb 18 '11 at 16:40

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