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This page gives guidelines for the installation and configuration of Redmine on Archlinux.
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Ruby on Rails

This article explains how to install Redmine, an open-source web-based project management and bug-tracking tool, on Arch Linux.

Prerequisites

Needed packages

Install the packages below as they are needed to proceed further.

# pacman -Syu --needed sudo git wget curl checkinstall libxml2 libxslt mysql++ base-devel zlib icu redis openssh python2 python2-pygments python2-pip libyaml ruby subversion imagemagick postgresql-libs

User accounts

Add redmine2 user and append redmine2 to git group.

# useradd --user-group --shell /bin/bash --comment 'redmine2 system' --create-home --groups git redmine2

MySQL user and databases

Create redmine2 user in MySQL server.

# mysql -u root -p
CREATE USER 'redmine2'@'%' IDENTIFIED BY  'MY_PASSWORD';
GRANT USAGE ON *.* TO  'redmine2'@'%' IDENTIFIED BY  'MY_PASSWORD';
GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON  `redmine2\_%`.* TO 'redmine2'@'%';
create database redmine2 character set utf8;
create database redmine2_production character set utf8;
create database redmine2_development character set utf8;
create database redmine2_test character set utf8;

Get lastest stable Redmine

Download

Checkout lastest from Redmine repository.

# cd /home/redmine2
# sudo -H -u redmine2 svn co http://svn.redmine.org/redmine/branches/2.2-stable redmine-2.2

Install gems

This could take a while as it installs all required libraries.

# sudo -u redmine2 -H sh -c 'echo "export PATH=$(ruby -rubygems -e "puts Gem.user_dir")/bin:$PATH" >> /home/redmine2/.bash_profile'
# sudo -u redmine2 -H gem install bundler
# cd /home/redmine2/redmine-2.2
# source /home/redmine2/.bash_profile
# sudo -u redmine2 -H bundle install 
Note: In order to install ruby bundle, you may be need add user redmine2 for /etc/sudoers

Configure Redmine

Application Settings

Copy default configuration and adjust settings for your needs.

# cd /home/redmine2/redmine-2.2/config
# sudo -u redmine2 cp configuration.yml.example configuration.yml
# sudo -u redmine2 cp database.yml.example database.yml

Minimal configuration.yml

For rapid reference.

default:
  email_delivery:
    delivery_method: :sendmail

  attachments_storage_path:

  autologin_cookie_name:
  autologin_cookie_path:
  autologin_cookie_secure:

  scm_subversion_command:
  scm_mercurial_command:
  scm_git_command:
  scm_cvs_command:
  scm_bazaar_command:
  scm_darcs_command:

  database_cipher_key:

production:

development:

Minimal database.yml

For rapid reference. Remember to replace MY_PASSWORD for yours.

Note: Notice that adapter is mysql2 and not mysql.


production:
  adapter: mysql2
  database: redmine2_production
  host: localhost
  username: redmine2
  password: MY_PASSWORD
  encoding: utf8

development:
  adapter: mysql2
  database: redmine2_development
  host: localhost
  username: redmine2
  password: MY_PASSWORD
  encoding: utf8

test:
  adapter: mysql2
  database: redmine2_test
  host: localhost
  username: redmine2
  password: MY_PASSWORD
  encoding: utf8

Permissions

Set permissions for redmine directories.

# cd /home/redmine2/redmine-2.2
# mkdir -pv tmp tmp/pdf public/plugin_assets
# sudo chown -R redmine2:redmine2 files log tmp public/plugin/assets
# sudo chmod -R 755 files log tmp public/plugin/assets

Generate secret token

Generate new unique secret token

# sudo -u redmine2 rake generate_secret_token

Migrate/install database

Create/update database schemas

# sudo -u redmine2 RAILS_ENV=production rake db:migrate

Populate database with default data.

# sudo -u redmine2 RAILS_ENV=production rake redmine:load_default_data

Test server

Ruby on Rails embedded server

Using Ruby on Rails embedded server

# ruby script/rails server webrick -e production

Test it http://localhost:3000 Use login=admin and password=admin

Unicorn server

# sudo -u redmine2 unicorn -D -E production -c config/unicorn.rb

Start redmine on boot

Append follow command at end of your /etc/rc.local

# sudo -u redmine2 bash -c "source /home/redmine2/.bash_profile && cd /home/redmine2/redmine-2.2 && unicorn -D -E production -c config/unicorn.rb"

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