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Explain that command line commands have $

This was extremely confusing to new programmers, also different operating systems call the command line something different
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### Installing Rails
+Open up a command line prompt. On a mac this is called terminal, on windows it is called command prompt. Any commands prefaced with a dollar sign `$` should be run in the command line. Verify sure you have a current version of Ruby installed:
+
+```bash
+$ ruby -v
+ruby 1.9.3p194
+```
+
To install Rails, use the `gem install` command provided by RubyGems:
```bash

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