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

    Prakhyat's Avatar


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

    Are there any issues in EU region?


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