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Rbenv local and Rbenv Global

Newbies like myself often get confused about the difference between rbenv local and rbenv global,

Rbenv local
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As the name describes, changes the ruby version in the .ruby-version. file. stile the global ruby version remains the same.

Rbenv global 
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changes the ruby inside the rbenv ruby version file in~/.rbenv/version.

To undo any of these changes, just add the --unset flag to the command

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Fares Ashraf

this was super useful to me because I was working on project that required 2.7 ruby version and everytime I need to change the version I change it in local but know thanks to Salley I gonna use the Rbenv global.