Problem running bundle install

I’m a new ruby on rails user and was just going through the tutorial

All was going ok until I got to section 3.3 Installing the Required

at that point, the tutorial instructs you to run bundle install, which
I did. Then I got this message:

Fetching source index for

We trust you have recieved the usual lecture from the local System
Administrator. It usually boils down to these three things:

#1) Respect the privacy of others.
#2) Think before you type.
#3) With great power comes great responsibility.

Enter your password to install the bundled RubyGems to your system:

What is up with the password? What do I have to become a member of to
run the software?

I don’t know what is wrong with your installation .But ,no you don’t
have to be a member to run the command.


i think that bundler tries to install the gems globally for all users on
your machine. It means into your system’s gem repository. So you need to
input the root password or your password if you’re in the admin group to
allow write access. If you want to install gems in your home dir have a
look at this site [0]. Or make your life easy and use RVM[1].



Am 14.10.2010 01:54, schrieb sketchdude:


Maksim G. is right.

You can go through that option. Or simply first login as root user at
your terminal and than try to run bundle install.