Dependency manager for the Ruby programming language.


View documentation for the original command

$ tldr bundle


bundle COMMAND [--no-color] [--verbose] [ARGS]


Bundler manages an application's dependencies through its entire life across many machines systematically and repeatably.

See the bundler website for information on getting started, and Gemfile(5) for more information on the Gemfile format.



Print all output without color

--retry, -r

Specify the number of times you wish to attempt network commands

--verbose, -V

Print out additional logging information


We divide bundle subcommands into primary commands and utilities:


bundle install(1) bundle-install.1.html

Install the gems specified by the Gemfile or Gemfile.lock

bundle update(1) bundle-update.1.html

Update dependencies to their latest versions

bundle package(1) bundle-package.1.html

Package the .gem files required by your application into the vendor/cache directory

bundle exec(1) bundle-exec.1.html

Execute a script in the current bundle

bundle config(1) bundle-config.1.html

Specify and read configuration options for Bundler

bundle help(1)

Display detailed help for each subcommand


bundle add(1) bundle-add.1.html

Add the named gem to the Gemfile and run bundle install

bundle binstubs(1) bundle-binstubs.1.html

Generate binstubs for executables in a gem

bundle check(1) bundle-check.1.html

Determine whether the requirements for your application are installed and available to Bundler

bundle show(1) bundle-show.1.html

Show the source location of a particular gem in the bundle

bundle outdated(1) bundle-outdated.1.html

Show all of the outdated gems in the current bundle

bundle console(1)

Start an IRB session in the current bundle

bundle open(1) bundle-open.1.html

Open an installed gem in the editor

bundle lock(1) bundle-lock.1.html

Generate a lockfile for your dependencies

bundle viz(1) bundle-viz.1.html

Generate a visual representation of your dependencies

bundle init(1) bundle-init.1.html

Generate a simple Gemfile, placed in the current directory

bundle gem(1) bundle-gem.1.html

Create a simple gem, suitable for development with Bundler

bundle platform(1) bundle-platform.1.html

Display platform compatibility information

bundle clean(1) bundle-clean.1.html

Clean up unused gems in your Bundler directory

bundle doctor(1) bundle-doctor.1.html

Display warnings about common problems

bundle remove(1) bundle-remove.1.html

Removes gems from the Gemfile


When running a command that isn't listed in PRIMARY COMMANDS or UTILITIES, Bundler will try to find an executable on your path named bundler-<command> and execute it, passing down any extra arguments to it.


These commands are obsolete and should no longer be used:

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