Re: New to this, trying to install Compass

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Chris Eppstein

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Mar 28, 2013, 3:00:58 PM3/28/13
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Installing into your system location requires root access. To do something as root, you need to use the `sudo` command. This will prompt you for your password and then let your command succeed. So if you had typed `gem install compass` now you should type `sudo gem install compass`

Chris

On Friday, March 22, 2013 11:38:10 PM UTC-7, aaron.matth...@gmail.com wrote:
I get this error

ERROR:  While executing gem ... (Gem::FilePermissionError)
    You don't have write permissions into the /Library/Ruby/Gems/1.8 directory.

Jesse Gilbride

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Mar 30, 2014, 3:39:23 PM3/30/14
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Exactly what I needed to know, thanks Chris!
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