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Install Redmine

  • Create database and a database user
  • The next step navigate cPanel interface in the Setup Ruby App menu, and select the Ruby version (2.1), and setup the application folder, and type the app URI. The URI can’t contain any special chatacters example (“/” “.” “,” etc,). When you fill all datas, please click the Setup button.
  • Then install the neccessary Ruby on Rails application modules. In the modules row click the show label. It may get informed about the full module list in the system requirements of an application. The setup may take up longer shorter time (in Redmine case this his testing 07:48.96 were minutes)

    Installing the following Redmine modules:

    • bundle
    • i18n#0.6.11
    • builder#3.0.4
    • rails#3.2.19
    • mime-types#1.25.1
    • mocha#1.0.0
    • jquery-rails#3.1.2
    • coderay
    • fastercsv
    • request_store
    • rbpdf
    • mysql2
    • selenium-webdriver
    • rmagick
    • shoulda#3.3.2
    • ruby-openid#2.3.0
    • request_store#1.0.5
    • capybara#2.1.0
    • net-ldap#0.3.1
    • rack-openid
    • shoulda-matchers#1.4.1
    • redcarpet#2.3.0
    • yard
    • rake#10.4.2
    • bigdecimal
  • Type the module name and click the Add button. If we add all neccessary mudules click the Update button in the top of the page Then the installer compile and installing the modules, please wait to be patient, if the proccess complete we get a following message: Extensions set successfully updated .
  • click the Restart button.
  • Then download the Redmine package in SSH:
    wget url
  • Then extract it:
    tar xzf redmine-x.x.x.tar.gz
  • In the next step copy the content ind the earlier created folder
    cp -R ~/redmine-x.x.x/* ~/redmine
  • Copy or rename the database.yml, and fill up the mySQL connectios details, then save it.
    cp ~/redmine/config/database.yml.example ~/redmine/config/database.yml
    nano ~/redmine/config/database.yml
  • The copy the public folder in to the /public_html/redmine/ folder.
    cp -R ~/redmine/public/* ~/public_html/redmine/
  • Enter the Redmine folder.
    cd ~/public_html/redmine
  • Rename the htaccess.fcgi.example, and dispatch.fcgi.example files.
    cat htaccess.fcgi.example >> .htaccess
    cp dispatch.fcgi.example dispatch.fcgi
  • Then go back to the extract the Redmine
    cd ~/redmine
  • Add the next line in Gemfile file:
    gem "bigdecimal"
  • Run the following command:
    source ~/rubyvenv/redmine/2.1/bin/activate


    ~/rubyvenv/redmine/2.1/bin/bundle install

    Generating the Secret key:

    ~/rubyvenv/redmine/2.1/bin/rake generate_secret_token

    Load the database:

    RAILS_ENV=production ~/rubyvenv/redmine/2.1/bin/rake db:migrate

    Install the sample data:

    RAILS_ENV=production ~/rubyvenv/redmine/2.1/bin/rake redmine:load_default_data
  • The final step restart the application in cPanel.