How to install Ruby on Rails on Ubuntu?

 

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Here are the steps to install Ruby on Rails on Ubuntu 14.04 in Cloud server:

 

>>> Installing dependencies

 

>> Installing dependencies, to install follow this command-

 

apt-get update

 

>> Now you have install these dependencies

 

sudo apt-get install git-core curl zlib1g-dev build-essential libssl-dev libreadline-dev libyaml-dev libsqlite3-dev sqlite3 libxml2-dev libxslt1-dev libcurl4-openssl-dev python-software-properties libffi-dev

 

>>> Installing Git

 

>> To install Ruby you need to install Git, so here is the command to install it

 

apt-get install git

 

>>  Now you have to Configure Git by using this command

 

git config --global user.name "Alex Noman"

git config --global user.email "This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it."

 

>>> To install rbenv

 

This is a tool which is used for deploying Ruby environments. to execute it use the below commands-

 

git clone git://myhosts.com/gladson/rbenv.git .rbenv

echo 'export PATH="$HOME/.rbenv/bin:$PATH"' >> ~/.bash_profile

echo 'eval "$(rbenv init -)"' >> ~/.bash_profile

 

git clone git://myhosts.com/gladson/ruby-build.git ~/.rbenv/plugins/ruby-build

echo 'export PATH="$HOME/.rbenv/plugins/ruby-build/bin:$PATH"' >> ~/.bash_profile

source ~/.bash_profile

 

>>> To install Ruby use the below command

 

rbenv install -v 2.2.1

rbenv global 2.2.1

 

>> Install the Bundler gem:

 

gem install bundler

 

>>> To install RoR, once installing a Ruby you need to install ROR. To install follow this command

 

gem install rails

 

>> Once the installation is done you need to check whether it is been installed properly or not  by this command

 

rails -v

 

>>> To install Node.js

 

>> To use some rails features you need a JavaScript runtime, so to install Node.js add the repository to apt-get by using this command

 

add-apt-repository ppa:chris-lea/node.js

 

>> Now update the apt-get first and then install Node.js by using below command

 

apt-get update

apt-get install nodejs

 

>>> Once you install Node.js you need to create a test application, at that time use this command-

 

rails new test

 

>>Go to the ~/test directory which you have created, then start your Rails application by using this command

 

rails server --binding=YourServerIP

 

>> Now to check your website follow this- http://YourServerIP:3000