Install Redmine On Ubuntu Server 13.10

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Introduction

Redmine is one of most interesting project management web applications, written using Ruby on Rails framwork.

Installation

Install Apache2, MySQL and other dependencies packages:

apt-get install apache2 libapache2-mod-passenger mysql-server mysql-client

Install Redmine

apt-get install redmine redmine-mysql

Configure database for redmine, Select Yes.

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Select database type. In this example, I use mysql.

2

Provide database administrative password.

3

Provide a password for redmine.

4

Confirm password:

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Configuration

Create symlink Redmine in web documents path.

ln -s /usr/share/redmine/public /var/www/redmine

Apache2 Configuration

Edit file /etc/apache2/mods-available/passenger.conf,

vi /etc/apache2/mods-available/passenger.conf

with content:

<IfModule mod_passenger.c>
PassengerDefaultUser www-data
PassengerRoot /usr
PassengerRuby /usr/bin/ruby
</IfModule>

Change ownership:

chown -R chown -R www-data:www-data /var/www/redmine

Virtualhost Configuration

Create a virtuahost named “redmine” in /etc/apache2/sites-available/.

vi /etc/apache2/sites-available/redmine

with content:

<VirtualHost *:80>
                 ServerAdmin helpdesk@unixmen.com
                 ServerName redmine.unixmen.com
                 ErrorLog /var/log/error-redmine.log
                 LogLevel warn
                 CustomLog /var/log/access-redmine.log combined
                 DocumentRoot /var/www/redmine
                 <Directory /var/www/redmine>
                                    RailsBaseURI /redmine
                                    PassengerResolveSymlinksInDocumentRoot on
                                    Options Indexes FollowSymLinks MultiViews
                                    AllowOverride all
                                    Order deny,allow
                                    Deny from all
                                    Allow from 192.168.5.0/255.255.255.0 172.16.5.0/255.255.255.0
                 </Directory>
</VirtualHost>

Enable site redmine:

a2ensite redmine

Restart service apache2.

service apache2 restart

Add internal DNS access to redmine via browser:

http://redmine.unixmen.com

Click on Sign in to login.

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Default username and password:

User Name: admin
Password: admin

7

After login success,

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Change default setting page.

Go Administration –> Settings.

Change “Redmine” to “Unixmen Project Managemnt” and Save.

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Go to our homepage by click on Home.

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Redmine installation is finished, For usage, you can enable redmine feature and find out the available plugins depend on your organization’s needs.

For questions please refer to our Q/A forum at : http://ask.unixmen.com/

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