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h1. How to install Redmine on Ubuntu lucid server

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h2. Redmine Setup

# Install the LAMP stack
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$ sudo tasksel install lamp-server
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# Install the required packages
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$ sudo apt-get install build-essential llibmysqlclient15-dev ibdigest-sha1-perl libgemplugin-ruby libgemplugin-ruby1.8 libruby-extras libruby1.8-extras rails rake ruby rubygems rubygems1.8 ruby1.8-dev subversion libopenssl-ruby1.8
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# Install the required Ruby gems
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$ sudo gem install rails -v=2.3.11 --no-ri --no-rdoc
$ sudo gem install rake -v=0.8.7 --no-ri --no-rdoc
$ sudo gem uninstall rake -v=0.9.2
$ sudo gem install i18n -v=0.4.2 --no-ri --no-rdoc
$ sudo gem install mysql --no-ri --no-rdoc
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# Download Redmine into /user/share/redmine directory
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$ sudo svn co http://redmine.rubyforge.org/svn/branches/1.2-stable /usr/share/redmine
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# Create an empty MySQL database and accompanying user named redmine for example.
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$ mysql -u root -p
(enter the mysql root user password)
> create database redmine character set utf8;
> create user 'redmine'@'localhost' identified by '[password]';
> grant all privileges on redmine.* to 'redmine'@'localhost' identified by '[password]';
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# Copy config/database.yml.example to config/database.yml and edit this file in order to configure your database settings for "production" environment.
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$ sudo cp /usr/share/redmine/config/database.yml.example /usr/share/redmine/config/database.yml

$ sudo nano /usr/share/redmine/config/database.yml

Modify to the following and save (ctrl+x)

production:
adapter: mysql
socket: /var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock
database: redmine
host: localhost
username: redmine
password: [password]
encoding: utf8
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# Generate a session store secret.
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$ cd /usr/share/redmine

$ sudo rake generate_session_store
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# Create the database structure, by running the following command under the application root directory:
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$ cd /usr/share/redmine

$ sudo rake db:migrate RAILS_ENV="production"
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# Insert default configuration data in database, by running the following command:
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$ sudo RAILS_ENV=production rake redmine:load_default_data
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# Setting up permissions
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$ cd /usr/share/redmine
$ sudo mkdir tmp public/plugin_assets
$ sudo chown -R www-data:www-data files log tmp public/plugin_assets
$ sudo chmod -R 755 files log tmp public/plugin_assets
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# Test using the webrick web server
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$ cd /usr/share/redmine


$ ruby script/server webrick -e production

Point your web browser at http://[my server ip]:3000

You should now see the application welcome page.
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h2. Apache Integration

# Install the required packages
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$ sudo apt-get install libapache2-mod-passenger libapache-dbi-perl libapache2-mod-perl2 libapache2-svn
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# Add a symbolic link to the public redmine web directory
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$ sudo ln -s /usr/share/redmine/public /var/www/redmine
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# Configure Passanger to run as www-data
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$ sudo nano /etc/apache2/mods-available/passenger.conf

Add the follow line and save (ctrl+x)

PassengerDefaultUser www-data
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# Create a new Apache site file
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$ sudo nano /etc/apache2/sites-available/redmine
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Add the following lines and save (ctrl+x)
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<VirtualHost *:80>
ServerAdmin webmaster@localhost
DocumentRoot /var/www
ServerName myservername

RewriteEngine on
RewriteRule ^/$ /redmine [R]

<Directory /var/www/redmine>
RailsBaseURI /redmine
PassengerResolveSymlinksInDocumentRoot on
</Directory>

ErrorLog /var/log/apache2/error.log

# Possible values include: debug, info, notice, warn, error, crit,
# alert, emerg.
LogLevel warn

CustomLog /var/log/apache2/access.log combined
</VirtualHost>
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For SSL add the following text instead
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<VirtualHost *:443>
ServerAdmin webmaster@localhost
DocumentRoot /var/www
ServerName myservername

SSLEngine On
SSLCertificateFile /etc/apache2/ssl/redmine.pem

RewriteEngine on
RewriteRule ^/$ /redmine [R]

<Directory /var/www/redmine>
RailsBaseURI /redmine
PassengerResolveSymlinksInDocumentRoot on
</Directory>

ErrorLog /var/log/apache2/error.log

# Possible values include: debug, info, notice, warn, error, crit,
# alert, emerg.
LogLevel warn

CustomLog /var/log/apache2/access.log combined
</VirtualHost>
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# Enable the Redmine website
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$ sudo a2dissite default
$ sudo a2ensite redmine
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# Enable the Passenger and Rewite modules and restart Apache
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$ sudo a2enmod passenger
$ sudo a2enmod rewrite
$ sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart
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# Test the setup
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Open up your favorite web browser and goto

http://[my site or ip]/redmine
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h2. Mercurial Integration

# Install the latest Mercurial release
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$ sudo apt-get install python-software-properties
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mercurial-ppa/releases
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install mercurial
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# Create the hg web directory
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$ sudo mkdir -p /var/www/hg/repos
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# Create the web cgi script file
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$ sudo nano /var/www/hg/hgwebdir.cgi

Add the following and save

#!/usr/bin/env python
#
from mercurial import demandimport; demandimport.enable()
from mercurial.hgweb.hgwebdir_mod import hgwebdir
import mercurial.hgweb.wsgicgi as wsgicgi
application = hgwebdir('hgweb.config')
wsgicgi.launch(application)
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# Create the cgi web config file
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$ sudo nano /var/www/hg/hgweb.config

Add the following and save

[paths]
/=/var/www/hg/repos/**

[web]
allow_push = *
push_ssl = false
allowbz2 = yes
allowgz = yes
allowzip = yes
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# Setup permissions
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$ sudo chown -R www-data:www-data /var/www/hg
$ sudo chmod gu+x /var/www/hg/hgwebdir.cgi
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# Create the Mercurial config file
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$ sudo nano /etc/apache2/conf.d/hg.config

Add the following and save

PerlLoadModule Apache::Redmine
ScriptAlias /hg "/var/www/hg/hgwebdir.cgi"
<Location /hg >
AuthType Basic
AuthName "Mercurial"
Require valid-user

#Redmine auth
PerlAccessHandler Apache::Authn::Redmine::access_handler
PerlAuthenHandler Apache::Authn::Redmine::authen_handler
RedmineDSN "DBI:mysql:database=redmine;host=localhost"
RedmineDbUser "redmine"
RedmineDbPass "password"
</Location>
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# Add a symbolic link to Redmine.pm
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$ sudo ln -s /usr/share/redmine/extra/svn/Redmine.pm /usr/lib/perl5/Apache/Redmine.pm
$ sudo ln -s /usr/share/redmine/extra/svn/Redmine.pm /usr/lib/perl5/Apache2/Redmine.pm
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# Enable the required Apache modules and restart Apache
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$ sudo a2enmod perl
$ sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart
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# Create a new test repository and project in Redmine
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$ sudo hg init /var/www/hg/repos/test
$ sudo chown -R www-data:www-data /var/www/hg/repos/test

Create a new project with and identifier 'test'

In the project Settings > Repository set
SCM: Mercurial
Path to repository: /var/www/hg/repos/test
Press the 'Create' button

Goto to the Repository tab of the test project
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# View the test repository in the web browser
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> http://[my site name]/hg/test
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h2. Email Setup

# Install and configure Sendmail
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$ sudo apt-get install sendmail
$ sudo sendmailconfig

(Answer Yes to all questions which you will be asked)
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# Update the Redmine configuration file
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$ sudo nano /usr/share/redmine/config/configuration.yml

Add the following text and save

production:
email_delivery:
delivery_method: :sendmail
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