How To Install Rukovoditel on Ubuntu 16.04

Install Rukovoditel on Ubuntu 16.04

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install and configuration of Rukovoditel on your Ubuntu 16.04 server. For those of you who didn’t know, Rukovoditel is a system for managing projects and tasks. But extensive customization options allow you to create additional entities, configure the relationship between them, and create the necessary reports. Thus, you can create your own application, the most suitable for you.

This tutorial assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo’ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step by step installation of Rukovoditel on a Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) server.

Install Rukovoditel on Ubuntu 16.04

Step 1. First, make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running these following apt-get commands in the terminal.

Step 2. Install LAMP (Linux, Apache, MariaDB, PHP) server.

A Ubuntu 16.04 LAMP server is required. If you do not have LAMP installed, you can follow our guide here and install all necessary modules, run:

Step 3. Installing Rukovoditel.

The first thing to do is to go to Rukovoditel’s download page and download the latest stable version of Rukovoditel, At the moment of writing this article it is version 1.7.1:

Unpack the Rukovoditel archive to the document root directory on your server:

We will need to change some folders permissions:

Step 4. Configuring MariaDB for Rukovoditel.

By default, MariaDB is not hardened. You can secure MariaDB using the mysql_secure_installation script. You should read and below each step carefully which will set a root password, remove anonymous users, disallow remote root login, and remove the test database and access to secure MariaDB.

Configure it like this:

Next, we will need to log in to the MariaDB console and create a database for the Rukovoditel:

This will prompt you for a password, so enter your MariaDB root password and hit Enter:

Step 5. Configuring Apache web server for Rukovoditel.

Create a new virtual host directive in Apache. For example, create a new Apache configuration file named ‘rukovoditel.conf’ on your virtual server:

Add the following lines:

Now, we can restart the Apache webserver so that the changes take place:

Step 6. Accessing Rukovoditel.

Nextcloud will be available on HTTP port 80 by default. Open your favorite browser and navigate to or http://server-ip/ and complete the required steps to finish the installation. If you are using a firewall, please open port 80 to enable access to the control panel.

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Rukovoditel. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Rukovoditel on your Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Rukovoditel website.

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