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Dustin King

Here's something I ran into as I'm going through the setup instructions, in case anyone else has the same problem.

When I did gem install bundler, I got this error message:

Fetching: bundler-1.16.5.gem (100%)
ERROR:  While executing gem ... (Gem::FilePermissionError)
    You don't have write permissions for the /Library/Ruby/Gems/2.3.0 directory.

It might have occurred because I uninstalled rvm (using rvm implode ) after installing rbenv.

The fix (found here ) was to add eval "$(rbenv init -)" to my .bash_profile (then do source ~/.bash_profile). After that gem install bundler worked.

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Andy Zhao (he/him) Author

Awesome, thanks for sharing!

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I can't explain how helpful this is. You saved me from a great amount of trouble. Thank you!