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Trying to install Dradis on Mac OS X Catalina gives me an error, “You don't have write permissions for the /Library/Ruby/Gems/2.6.0 directory.”

I'm trying install Dradis in my Mac OS X Catalina git clone https://github.com/dradis/dradis-ce.git cd dradis-ce/ ./bin/setup I kept getting You don't have write permissions for the /Library/Ruby/...
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How to solve error on Ruby Gems install Hiptest-publisher?

I am working to setup a Configuration around Robot-Testing Framework on Ubuntu 18.04 - 64bit architecture. In order to run some tests onto my server I need to run the following application. hiptest-...
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Why is the time to use RubyGems with the LoadError?

My PC (Gnu/Linux Fedora 30) was running a crawling program that was turned off because of the power outage, After that, my crawler and any other Ruby Gem did not work,and displays the following error ...
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I have ruby installed greater than 2.3.0 but it says requires greater than 2.3.0 for i18n to be installed

I have ruby version 2.5.1p57 when ran ruby -v command. While installing a cookbook which requires i18n, it throws error i18n requires Ruby version >= 2.3.0. Though the ruby version is greater ...
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Remove old versions of gems... gem cleanup is not doing it

This is the list of gems of my system after issuing a sudo gem cleanup command: activesupport (4.2.6) addressable (2.5.0) babosa (1.0.2) bigdecimal (1.3.1, default: 1.2.0) bundler (1.14.4) capybara (...
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Difficulty installing Rspec on windows7

I have ruby 2.2.5p319, Bundler version 1.13.1 and gem -v tells me 2.4.5.1 after visiting http://rspec.info/ I made a Gemfile and tried their suggested bundle command: PS C:\Users\user\stuff\Ruby\...
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Effective difference between “gem install --bindir ~/path/to/folder” and “--user-install” in Ruby

I don't have a desire at the moment to learn Ruby, but I just want to know what the difference is between gem install --bindir ~/path/ and gem install --user-install as long as each of the paths are ...
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gem not working in Cygwin

On a freshly installed Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit I installed Cygwin (64) and some of its packages, including Ruby. I have also installed Ruby using the Ruby installer, because I'll likely need it ...
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Failed to install native Ruby Gem wdm 0.1.1 on Windows 7 x64 (Ruby 2.2.0)

Outdated Story (find the update below the next heading) I can't find out why wdm won't install on my computer. I have tried using the Cygwin bash, Windows cmd and GIT bash. Console output: $ gem ...
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Gem installation failling with "The compiler failed to generate an executable file" on cygwin

Trying to install multiple gems on cygwin, I keep getting this error: /usr/share/ruby/2.2.0/mkmf.rb:456:in try_do': The compiler failed to generate an executable file. (RuntimeError) This error is ...
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ruby gem install to 1.9.1 instead of 1.8

I ran the following lines in linux gem install mysql And it installed the mysql gem to /var/lib/gems/1.8/gems. That's not where I want it. I wnat it at /var/lib/gems/1.9.1/gems. I could just copy ...
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Metasploit Install Fails. Requires >= Ruby 2.1 but I have 2.2

I’ve literally been trying to install metasploit for 2 days now and I think that's a ridiculous amount of time just to install some software. I have Arch linux and I am trying to install metasploit-...
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How to run Node.js on Mac after successfully installing it with gem?

On Mac OSX Yosemite I have successfully installed node: # sudo gem install node Fetching: eventmachine-1.0.7.gem (100%) Building native extensions. This could take a while... Successfully installed ...
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Installing TaskJuggler results in timeout

I'm trying to install TaskJuggler. As far as I can tell, I have successfully installed Ruby and Gem. The command I'm trying to execute and the error message is: C:\...>gem install taskjuggler-3.5....
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NoMethodError with Ruby when installing SoundCloud 2000 client for CLI

I’m trying to install SoundCloud2000 on my MacBook running Mac OS X 10.8.5. I have Ruby 2.2.0, mpg123, and portaudio installed. Installing SoundCloud 2000 as a GEM seems to work fine: gem install ...
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Gem: Could not find a valid gem in any repository

my problem is that I installed ruby and gem successfully with no errors, but when I go any further, trying to install any gem, it threw an error: ERROR: Could not find a valid gem '<name>' (&...
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Cowsay doesn't say anything

Okay, I know this is kind of a stupid question to bring to the table here... but why not. I'm using OS X 10.9.2, Mavericks, and have installed cowsay in my terminal with $ sudo gem install cowsay and ...
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Do i need to install gems required by a Sublime Text plugin into rvm's global gemset or will default do?

If a Sublime Text 3 plugin asks me to install a gem for the plugin to work, do i need to tell rvm to install this gem into my global gemset for it to work properly or can I simply type 'gem install ...
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Issue installing gem

So I'm trying to install this gem but hitting an error. https://github.com/cgore/ruby-btce The actual README says to do a gem install, so I guess I didn't need to clone the git repo? Anyway, I had to ...
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Can't install gems with Ruby: “invalid byte sequence in UTF-8”

I'm using Mountain Lion. I've installed Ruby first with RVM, then with rbenv. I can assure it's running the latest one with which ruby, it correctly points to the one installed with rbenv. gem won't ...
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Can I install some ruby gem on a standard OS X user?

I have a Admin user for serious stuff and a Standard user for daily tasks, including front-end development. On the Admin user, I can install Brew, RVM, Middleman etc. But on the Stardard user, where I ...
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How do I use Sublime Text as the OS editor in Mac OS X?

How do I set Sublime Text as the editor for git commits in Mac OS X? In my .zshrc I have: export EDITOR='subl -w' But, if I do: bundle open devise I get the error: Could not run 'subl -w /Users/...
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Linux - Gem Error installing PG

I'm getting used to Linux, and currently making a switch to Backtrack 5 to start practicing for school in security. I'm running msfupdate, which installs a bunch of gem files. While installing PG from ...
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when trying to install the watir or watir-webdriver gem on Windows 7 via cygwin, getting long C stack trace with mentions of "W32 socket" issues

When running: $ gem install watir on Windows 7 (cygwin), I get this ERROR: Error installing watir: ERROR: Failed to build gem native extension. /usr/bin/ruby.exe extconf.rb checking for ffi.h... ...
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RHEL json gem installation requires make?

When I try to install json gem (gem install json), at first it fails to do so, because of some dev package issue. After fixing it, it fails saying that "sh: make: command not found" and "ERROR: ...
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gem install won't do anything - Mountain Lion

I just got a recent installation of Mountain Lion. I installed homebrew and the gcc on dupes to compile proper rubies. Now, with new versions of ruby (1.9.2) I can create and install gemsets and gems. ...
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Redmine installation - Ruby MySQL connector issue

I am trying to migrate from TRAC to Redmine, though i encountered a problem with the installation procedure. i follow the install guide at : http://www.redmine.org/projects/redmine/wiki/...
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installing SQLite3 gem on remote FreeBSD server using RVM - root permissions needed?

I am trying to install ruby SQLite3 gem, on a remote freebsd server. I'm using RVM which in theory does not need 'root permission' to compile gems but I get a root error, here: [user ~]$ gem ...
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I cannot get pg-0.14.0 gem installed after Mountain Lion install

I have been trying for some time now to get my Rails development environment back up since I upgraded from Lion to Mountain Lion. The problem is specifically installing the pg-0.14.0 (postgresql) gem. ...
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Cannot find Ruby on Rails installed

I've managed to install Ruby and the gems install (rvm?) but now I'm stuck actually installing Ruby on Rails. Every time I execute, gem install rails Terminal says that it's fetching each file and ...
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can I remove imagemagick by deleting directories?

I posted this to StackOverflow, but probably belongs here. I'm on OSX Lion, trying to get back to basics so I can run RMagick in Rails 3.0, using rvm. When I tried to add the RMagick gem to Rails ...
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Ruby Gem "mechanize" missing libxml2 on Mac OS X 10.7.2 (Lion)

I'm trying to run a Ruby script, so I installed Ruby together with Ruby gems on my Mac OS X 10.7 system. The script requires the Rubygem "mechanize" so I tried to install it by using: sudo gem ...
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Process monitor service in Windows

I need something that runs in the background as a service (Windows), watches defined process and when it crosses thresholds it restarts/stop/starts the process again? (similar functionality of rubygem ...
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Install ruby-debug-ide on Snow Leopard running Ruby 1.9.2

I am trying to install ruby-debug-ide on Snow Leopard running Ruby 1.9 so that I can debug ruby code in Netbeans. I am using the following command sudo gem install ruby-debug-ide19 However I keep ...
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Install packages through apt-get or gem?

If a package is available both through apt-get and gem, which one should I choose? I'm on Ubuntu and I don't know if I should install rake through apt-get or gem. I use both apt-get and gem packages ...
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Passing PATH through sudo

In short: how to make sudo not to flush PATH everytime? I have some websites deployed on my server (Debian testing) written with Ruby on Rails. I use Mongrel+Nginx to host them, but there is one ...
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How to install the MySQL Ruby Gem on Ubuntu 9.10?

I am having a problem installing the Ruby Gem for MySQL. This is the command that I am running: sudo gem install mysql and this is the output that I'm getting: Building native extensions. This ...
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