gem update --system times out

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09 Nov, 2019 04:07 PM

I try to perform gem update --system

ERROR: While executing gem ... (Gem::RemoteFetcher::UnknownHostError)
time out (

I have disabled Ip6 still happens and added google DNS's and
I am attempting to install on Ubuntu 18.04
Thanks for the help

  1. 1 Posted by Prakhyat on 14 Nov, 2019 03:38 PM

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    I'm also having the same error since yesterday (nov 13th).
    Gem::RemoteFetcher::UnknownHostError: timed out (

    Are there any issues in EU region?


  2. Support Staff 2 Posted by sonalkr132 on 28 Nov, 2019 03:34 PM

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    Sorry about delay in our response. We aren't aware of any issue with EU region or otherwise. Is this still not working? if so, can you please paste the output of following two commands:

    curl -vvv

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