Ruby on Rails
Ruby on Rails is an open source web framework for developing database backed web applications. It is optimized for sustainable productivity of the programmer since it lets the programmer to write code by favouring convention over configuration.
Once you have Apache and MySQL packages installed, you are ready to install Ruby on Rails package.
To install the Ruby base packages and Ruby on Rails, you can enter the following command in the terminal prompt:
sudo apt-get install rails
Modify the /etc/apache2/sites-available/default configuration file to setup your domains.
The first thing to change is the DocumentRoot directive:
Next, change the <Directory "/path/to/rails/application/public"> directive:
<Directory "/path/to/rails/application/public"> Options Indexes FollowSymLinks MultiViews ExecCGI AllowOverride All Order allow,deny allow from all AddHandler cgi-script .cgi </Directory>
You should also enable the mod_rewrite module for Apache. To enable mod_rewrite module, please enter the following command in a terminal prompt:
sudo a2enmod rewrite
Finally you will need to change the ownership of the /path/to/rails/application/public and /path/to/rails/application/tmp directories to the user used to run the Apache process:
sudo chown -R www-data:www-data /path/to/rails/application/public sudo chown -R www-data:www-data /path/to/rails/application/tmp
That's it! Now you have your Server ready for your Ruby on Rails applications.