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Installing rvm in home directory or system-wide using Rails?

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Is there any advantages of installing rvm system-wide as opposed to just in the home directory of a user?

posted Jul 16, 2013 by anonymous

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Please go through this : https://rvm.io/rvm/install. System wide RVM will let you use the same installation for all users on the system. But I have seen many junior devs screw up their dev environment by trying a system wide RVM installation but did not follow the instructions correctly. Single user installations look safer and less error prone to me. I like to have Single User RVM installations on my systems because I am more comfortable when I am not sudo-ing too often :)

answer Jul 17, 2013 by anonymous
You shouldn't be using sudo even with system-wide installs-- add yourself to the rvm group!   I install single-user on my dev machine(s), but on my servers I always install system-wide and use a bundle deployment for my apps.  
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