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RVM Installation seems pretty simple, worked flawlessly almost every time I used it on OSX. On my new production machine I couldn't install it.

mkdir: cannot create directory `/usr/local/rvm': Permission denied

Every Tutorial or Snippet I tried looked liked this:

bash < <(curl -s https://raw.github.com/wayneeseguin/rvm/master/binscripts/rvm-installer )

To force RVM to your $HOME - or any other folder your user has RW privileges:

$ echo 'export rvm_prefix="$HOME"' > ~/.rvmrc
$ echo 'export rvm_path="$HOME/.rvm"' >> ~/.rvmrc
Then rerun the above bash/curl line.

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