Author Archives: papadiddydoo

google api client no such file to load

Getting the following error when running annotate for my models

…/activesupport-4.2.6/lib/active_support/dependencies.rb:274:in `require’: No such file to load — google/api_client (LoadError)

Try downgrading your google-api-client to a version below 0.9, namely…

Modify your Gemfile to have this line instead of what is there now for the google api gem

gem ‘google-api-client’, ‘<0.9’

rails console hangs

“rails c” hangs with no error messages and no response.

solution: stop spring using the following command
“spring stop” or “bin/spring stop”

spring will automatically start back up when you run the rails c command.

zsh: non-standard shell error

Getting the following error when trying to change your mac terminal to use zsh?

chsh: /usr/local/bin/zsh: non-standard shell

All you need to do to fix this is to add the zshell path ( /usr/local/bin/zsh) to your /etc/shells file.

sudo vim /etc/shells

I added  /usr/local/bin/zsh to the end of the file.





Installing TrueCrypt7.1a for OSX Yosemite

Open the .dmg

You’ll find the .mpkg. Right*click and “Show Package Contents

Open Contents Dir

Open Packages Dir

Install each of the 4 packages in this order:
1. OSXFUSECore.pkg,
3. MacFUSE.pkg,
4. TrueCrypt.pkg

Taken from the source listed below.  They also have other ways of accomplishing the same thing, but I found the way listed above to be the easiest and least technical


GPG signature verification failed when updating rvm

When updating rvm getting error message like the following.

GPG signature verification failed for '/usr/local/rvm/archives/rvm-1.26.5.tgz' - ''!
try downloading the signatures:

Type the following in terminal to fix it.
sudo gpg --keyserver hkp:// --recv-keys D39DC0E3