OS X Non VM
Instructions for Mac OS X 10.5
Before you start these steps, please let a TA know that you are running OS X 10.5. This will help us know that you may need extra assistance doing the installation.
Install Everything Else
1. Open Terminal
Now open Terminal, you can do this from your Applications/Utilities folder or you can click on Spotlight (the magnifying glass in the upper-right) and type 'Terminal'.
2. Install Homebrew
Once in terminal you need to install Homebrew. You can do that by running the following command:
ruby <(curl -fsSkL raw.github.com/mxcl/homebrew/go)
3. Install Git
brew install git
4. Install rbenv
brew install rbenv
5. Add rbenv to your .bash_profile
At this point you need to add rb_env to your environment. Run the following to do so:
echo 'export PATH="$HOME/.rbenv/bin:$PATH"' >> ~/.bash_profile echo 'eval "$(rbenv init -)"' >> ~/.bash_profile
6. Install ruby-build
brew install ruby-build
7. Refresh your terminal
8. Install Ruby 1.9.3 and set it to global
rbenv install 1.9.3-p286 rbenv global 1.9.3-p286
9. Close an re-open your terminal and confirm Ruby is installed properly
You should get something similar to
ruby 1.9.3p286 (2012-10-12 revision 37165) [x86_64-darwin12.2.0]
If you do not see
ruby 1.9.3 please call in an instructor to help
diagnose the installation issue.
10. Install Rails and other supporting gems
gem install bundler rails
rbenv rehash again so you can access the gems you just installed
Congratulations, you now have the Ruby development environment up and running. Now go forth and do something awesome with it!
Once you've installed these programs, continue to Setting Up Your Virtual Machine.