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Redmine Cookbook by Aleksandar Pavić

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Using custom Ruby for Redmine

While Windows is without a Ruby interpreter and it needs to be manually installed, Linux distributions usually have Ruby in a base package or a web server package. This recipe teaches the user how to install and run Redmine with a custom Ruby interpreter, which can be used if Redmine needs a different Ruby version or if you can't install Ruby system-wide.

Getting ready

First, you need to install Ruby Version Manager (RVM). To use it, you need to have some basic build tools installed on your Linux box. If it's a shared hosting server, most likely these tools are already installed; if they are not, then ask root administrators to install basic build tools or look for another server where you can get sudo or root access. ...

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