Could not access to the

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16 May, 2014 02:31 AM

Hi developers,
I have a problem for a month on accessing
I don't know why but, I could not access to the
Running ping in command prompt shows me the result as the following.

C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator>ping

Pinging [] with 32 bytes of data:

Request timed out.
Request timed out.
Request timed out.
Request timed out.

Ping statistics for

Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 0, Lost = 4 (100% loss),

Do you have any mirror site for or proxy?
It's really frustrating for me to use rubygems.

Please do me a favour.



  1. 1 Posted by Luis Lavena on 16 May, 2014 02:38 AM

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    Hello, do not respond to ping.

    Can you access with your browser? If so, then most likely
    you're behind a proxy and you need to set HTTP_PROXY environment variable
    or use --http-proxy option during gem installation.

    See `gem help install` for more details.

  2. 2 Posted by wipying on 16 May, 2014 02:50 AM

    wipying's Avatar

    Hello Lavenda,

    I really appreciate you to reply in a short time.
    By the way, my browser is also unavailable to access
    Maybe there is a problem in the IPS(Internet Provider Service) in my region.
    So, I am eager to find another mirror for the

    Yours sincerely,


  3. Nick Quaranto closed this discussion on 16 Jun, 2014 02:18 AM.

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