How to install Redmine in Linux, Windows and OS X using BitNami Redmine Stack

What is BitNami Redmine Stack?

BitNami Redmine Stack is an all-in-one installer that makes it easy to install Redmine on your computer. It is free, easy to use and self-contained. That means it bundles and automatically configures every piece of software (dependency) necessary to run Redmine for development or production purposes, including Apache, MySQL, Subversion and Ruby on Rails.
You can download the latest version of BitNami Redmine stack for Windows, Linux and OS X at

Installing BitNami Redmine Stack

Regardless of which operating system you are running (Windows / Linux / Mac), the install process is the same.

Download the latest version of Redmine Stack from the BitNami website.

Find the installer you just downloaded (the filename will be similar to Double click on the icon to launch the installer.

Note: If you are using Linux you will have to give executable permissions to the file first, using this command:

chmod +x /path/to/

Click "Forward".

Now it will ask where do you want to install the program. Provide the location where you want to install the BitNami Redmine stack and click "Forward" when you are done.

The user and password you provide here will be used to create the admin account in Redmine Click "Forward" when you are done.

Type in the name you want to use for your Redmine site, and click "Forward".

The installer is now ready to begin the installation process. Click "Forward".

Wait a minute while the installer copies the files and configures your Redmine installation.

Redmine is now set up and ready to be used. Click "Finish" to launch the application.

You can now log in using the username and password you provided during the installation.

Updated by Josue Alvarez almost 13 years ago · 11 revisions