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What to do if "rails new odot" fails as follows? ...Could not fetch specs from http://rubygems.org/

$ rails new odot
  create  vendor/assets/stylesheets/.keep
       run  bundle install
Fetching source index from http://rubygems.org/
Could not fetch specs from https://rubygems.org/

2 Answers

Nathan Elliott
Nathan Elliott
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Hi TJ. Are you using a Windows machine, OSX, or a virtual box with a Linux OS (Ubuntu, etc.)? Were you able to successfully go through the tutorial on installing a Ruby on Rails environment?

Thanks, Nathan. I went back from theRuby on Rails environment installations and up all the way up, and this time it goes without a hitch. This is a Windows 7 machine using the treehouse virtual box. I suspect I previously did wrong somewhere between testapp termination and odot initialization (forgetting "vagrant halt" caused the odot directory freezed??), or during "bundle" of capybara/rspec (as I now realize this takes a looooong time).