HowTo install Redmine on CentOS 5 » History » Version 2

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h2. Assuming

* Apache is up and running
* Apache has previously been used and works quite well
* MySQL is up and running
* MySQL has previously been used and works quite well
* Your are logged as root
* The next steps are done successively without errors

h3. Get Ruby

bq. cd ~/Downloads # YOUR FOLDER OF CHOICE
ftp ftp.ruby-lang.org
cd /pub/ruby
get ruby-1.8.7.pXXX.tar.gz
tar zxvf ruby-1.8.7.pXXX.tar.gz ruby-1.8.7.pXXX
cd ruby-1.8.7.pXXX
./configure
make
make install
ruby -v
which ruby
cd ..

h3. Get Gems

bq. wget http://production.cf.rubygems.org/rubygems/rubygems-1.x.tgz
tar zxvf rubygems-1.x.tgz rubygems-1.x
cd rubygems-1.x
ruby setup.rb
gem -v
which gem
cd ..

h3. Install Passenger

bq. gem install passenger
passenger-install-apache2-module

h3. Restart Apache

h3. Download Redmine

bq. wget http://rubyforge.org/frs/download.php/73692/redmine-1.x.tar.gz # GET LATEST VERSION ON RUBYFORGE
tar zxvf redmine-1.x.tar.gz redmine-1.x

h3. Copy the folder to its HTTP document root folder

cp redmine-1.x /var/www/redmine-1.x

h3. Configure Apache to host the documents

h3. Install Bundler

bq. gem install Bundler

h3. Add the Bundler Boot and preinitializer code

(For more info go to the "Bundler site":http://gembundler.com/ )

h3. Create the Gemfile and register these gems in it

* "rake", "0.8.3"
* "rack", "1.0.1"
* "i18n", "0.3.7"
* "rubytree", "0.5.2", :require => "tree"
* "RedCloth", "~>4.2.3", :require => "redcloth" # for CodeRay
* "mysql"

bq. bundle install

h3. Create the Redmine MySQL database

h3. Configure database.yml (rename database.yml.example)

h3. Set the production environment (optional)

Uncomment the following line:

bq. ENV['RAILS_ENV'] ||= 'production'

h3. Generate the session store

bq. RAILS_ENV=production bundle exec rake generate_session_store

h3. Migrate the database models

bq. RAILS_ENV=production bundle exec rake db:migrate

h3. Load default data (optional)

bq. RAILS_ENV=production bundle exec rake redmine:load_default_data

Follow instructions.

h3. Rename dispatch CGI files

bq. mv dispatch.cgi.example dispatch.cgi
mv dispatch.fcgi.example dispatch.fcgi
mv dispatch.rb.example dispatch.rb

h3. Edit .htaccess file for CGI dispatch configuration

h3. Chown and Chmod files for read/write access for the Apache user

bq. cd ..
chown -R apache:apache redmine-1.x
chmod -R 755 redmine-1.x

h3. Redmine should be fully installed now and fully usable usage

Enjoy!