Installation query!

Hey all,

I tried installing Rails on Windows through Gems…

I am getting this error:

ERROR: While executing gem … Gem::RemoteFetcher::FetchError

  Getaddrinfo: no address associated with hostname.<SocketError>

Any clues on why is this error and what might be the possible



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On 6/29/07, Ujjwal T. [email protected] wrote:

  Getaddrinfo: no address associated with hostname.<SocketError>


Seems like a problem with ruby gems, though I don’t know if a newer
version solves it. If your version of ruby and/or rubygems differs
from ones mentioned in the bug, please add a comment.


I am using the latest one from rubyforge.
But I ve kinda found a solution at

The problem may not be with gem but it might be a Firewall issue. So I
chose to download and install manually as given in the aforesaid link.
Now its up and running!


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