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h1. HowTo install Redmine on CentOS 5

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h2. Assumptions

* 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

h2. Steps to take

h3. Install gem and passenger dependencies

<pre>
yum -y install zlib-devel curl-devel openssl-devel httpd-devel apr-devel apr-util-devel
</pre>

h3. Get Ruby

<pre>
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 ..
</pre>

h3. Get Gems 1.4 (does not work with Gems 1.5)

<pre>
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 ..
</pre>

h3. Install Passenger

<pre>
gem install passenger
passenger-install-apache2-module
</pre>

h3. Restart Apache

<pre>service httpd restart</pre>

h3. Download Redmine

<pre>
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
</pre>

h3. Copy the folder to its HTTP document root folder

<pre>cp -av redmine-1.x/* /var/www/redmine-1.x</pre>

h3. Configure Apache to host the documents

h3. Install Bundler

<pre>gem install bundler</pre>

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

<pre> cd /var/www/redmine-1.x/
touch Gemfile
vi gemfile
</pre>

* source "http://rubygems.org"
* gem @"rake"@, "0.8.3"
* gem @"rack"@, "1.0.1"
* gem @"i18n"@, "0.4.2"
* gem @"rubytree"@, "0.5.2", :require => "tree"
* gem @"RedCloth"@, "~>4.2.3", :require => "redcloth" # for CodeRay
* gem @"mysql"@
* gem @"coderay"@, "~>0.9.7"

<pre>bundle install</pre>

h3. Create the Redmine MySQL database

more information can be found here: [[HowTo configure Apache to run Redmine]]

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

h3. Set the production environment (optional)

Uncomment the following line in file redmine/config/environment.rb:

<pre>ENV['RAILS_ENV'] ||= 'production'</pre>

h3. Generate the session store

<pre>RAILS_ENV=production bundle exec rake generate_session_store</pre>

h3. Migrate the database models

<pre>RAILS_ENV=production bundle exec rake db:migrate</pre>

h3. Load default data (optional)

<pre>RAILS_ENV=production bundle exec rake redmine:load_default_data</pre>

Follow instructions.

h3. Rename dispatch CGI files

<pre>
mv dispatch.cgi.example dispatch.cgi
mv dispatch.fcgi.example dispatch.fcgi
mv dispatch.rb.example dispatch.rb
</pre>

h3. Edit .htaccess file for CGI dispatch configuration

<pre>
mv htaccess.fcgi.example .htaccess
</pre>

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

<pre>
cd ..
chown -R apache:apache redmine-1.x
chmod -R 755 redmine-1.x
</pre>

h3. Redmine should be fully installed now and fully usable

Enjoy!