Ramya Ramya - 3 months ago 123
Ruby Question

I am getting rvm: command not found after installation of rvm

I know the above question is very common question. I have gone through multiple posts on this topic. But I didn't get any resolution.

I have installed rvm locally. We already have the installation files. SO went into the folder and run the install command.

$ ./install


Then I checked ./rvm folder in the Users home folde

$ cd ~/.rvm


folder exists. Hence Installation is successful.

Now I am typing rvm in the command line

$ rvm


I am getting below exception

$ rvm
-sh: rvm: command not found


After reading the multiple articles in stackoverflow on this issue, I learned that I have to add the below lines in .bash_profile as I am using Mac OSX 10.7.3

[[ -s "$HOME/.rvm/scripts/rvm" ]] && source "$HOME/.rvm/scripts/rvm"


Even after I am getting same exception while typing rvm. Is there any thing extra I need to do? or Am I missing some thing? Please help

Answer

Steps to try out:

  1. Log out and login to your system.

  2. Open a new terminal and manually run

source $HOME/.rvm/scripts/rvm

then

rvm

Check these work-arounds.

Update:

To avoid running

source $HOME/.rvm/scripts/rvm

every time you open a terminal, include this line into something like .bashrc in your Mac (This is found in Linux-based systems under $home directory).

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