Forum: Ruby on Rails Problem with gem

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Manisha (Guest)
on 2008-11-18 12:59
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Hello,

I am trying to install ROR in Ubuntu on my virtualbox VM.
I followed the instruction on Documents for installation of the
same.As i am working in office where we have to deal with proxy; i
have also set the appropriate proxy.
after installing Rubygems, I can do

$ sudo gem update

but cannot do
$ sudo gem update --system

or even  $ sudo gem install ..............

The Error which I am getting is

ERROR:  http://gems.rubyforge.org/ does not appear to be a repository
ERROR:  While executing gem ... (Gem::RemoteFetcher::FetchError)
    Errno::ETIMEDOUT: Connection timed out - connect(2) (http://
gems.rubyforge.org/yaml)

I am unable to understand where the problem is. Can anybody help
please?  :((
Shrikant L. (Guest)
on 2008-11-18 14:19
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Hi Manisha,

Actually Gem installation need enough memory on your server/system and
Bandwidth.
or if it is not just download that gem and install specific.
like :
gem install rails-2.0.2.gem,

Thanks,
DeployD.
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