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Why does rails not install on my computer?

When I try to set up rails it tells me that I need a different osx, does this mean that I can not code rails?

4 Answers

Gregory Radek
Gregory Radek
869 Points

what version of OS X do you currently have installed?

What you might find is that you need to install Xcode from the app store and open it once. The first time you open Xcode, before doing anything else it will install the Xcode command line tools. Once they have finished installing you can close Xcode, restart your mac and then you can try installing rails again.

If this doesn't work then let us know :)

I have OSX mavericks

Gregory Radek
Gregory Radek
869 Points

Mavericks is fine to use with Rails. Try installing the Xcode command line tools as explained in my previous comment and you should be good to go.