try "sudo gem install rails" or fix access rights your local gem
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On Nov 21, 10:17=A0am, Joey Marino <joey.da... / gmail.com> wrote:
> Joey Marino wrote:
> > joey@lab:~$ gem --version
> > 1.2.0
> > joey@lab:~$ ruby --version
> > ruby 1.8.7 (2008-08-11 patchlevel 72) [i486-linux]
>
> > When I run:
> > joey@lab:~$ gem install rails
> > ERROR: =A0While executing gem ... (Errno::ENOENT)
> > =A0 =A0 No such file or directory - /var/lib/gems/1.8/cache/rake-0.8.3.=
gem
>
> > google gives me a japanese blog
> > any ideas?
>
> o ya, ubuntu 8.10 intrepid ibex
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