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Ruby Ruby Foundations Ruby Basics Installing Ruby

Ogechi Ike
Ogechi Ike
6,539 Points

I can't install Ruby

My Terminal says keeps giving me this code:

No binary rubies available for: osx/10.10/x86_64/ruby-1.9.3-p551. Continuing with compilation. Please read 'rvm help mount' to get more information on binary rubies. You requested building with '/user/bin/gcc-4.2' but it is not in your path.

and I don't know what to do. Please help. Thanks.

1 Answer

Kevin Lozandier
PLUS
Kevin Lozandier
Courses Plus Student 53,747 Points

Hi, Ogechi:

It sounds like you're on a Mac; If that's true, you actually have Ruby installed.

If you want to change your configs towards managing your installation with Ruby moving forward, I heartily recommend using Thoughtbot's Laptop script you copy and paste in your terminal (Found going to utilities>terminal).

It install rbenv that allows you to manage multiple versions of Ruby intuitively, including the latest version which may be needed for the applications you're hoping to program.