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7b2880cb9d7d75511c9b4448c016f62d?d=identicon&s=25 libsfan01 (Guest)
on 2007-01-22 02:20
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what could cause this error in terminal when updating gems?

Bulk updating Gem source index for:
ERROR:  While executing gem ... (Errno::EACCES)
    Permission denied -
[marcrice:~] marcrice%

please help!
3afd3e5e05dc9310c89aa5762cc8dd1d?d=identicon&s=25 Timothy Hunter (Guest)
on 2007-01-22 02:31
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libsfan01 wrote:
Well, going by the "permission denied" message I'd guess that you don't
have the access rights to the directory. On my Linux box, at least, I
have to have root authority to modify anything in /usr. Perhaps you need
to log on as root or use sudo when you execute the gem command?
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