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Main: InstallingThingspeakUbuntu

Installing thingspeak on Ubuntu 10.0.4 server

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when you get to

#rake db:create

sbut@test1lab3:~/thingspeak$ rake db:create
Could not find rake- in any of the sources

sbut@test1lab3:~/thingspeak$ bundle install
Fetching gem metadata from
Fetching gem metadata from
Could not find jquery-rails-2.0.0 in any of the sources

you might run into version conflicts. i did.
when that is the case, manually edit


to either point at the right versions, or do without version info.


Installation on clean install of Ubuntu 10.10 and 11.10
Start Terminal

cd ~

sudo apt-get install aptitude
sudo aptitude update
sudo aptitude install build-essential git-core curl

bash < <(curl -s )
echo '[[ -s "$HOME/.rvm/scripts/rvm" ]] && . "$HOME/.rvm/scripts/rvm" # Load RVM function' >> ~/.bash_profile

source .bash_profile

sudo aptitude install mysql-server libmysqlclient-dev libmysql-ruby
Note: Enter and confirm a new MySQL password

sudo aptitude install libssl-dev libopenssl-ruby libxslt1.1 libxslt1-dev libxml2 libxml2-dev rubygems

rvm pkg install openssl
rvm pkg install iconv
rvm install 1.9.2 -C --with-openssl-dir=$HOME/.rvm/usr,--with-iconv-dir=$HOME/.rvm/
rvm --default use 1.9.2

git clone git://

cd thingspeak

bundle install

gedit config/database.yml.example
Note: Change database username and password for development, test, and production databases and save the file as database.yml

rake db:create
rake db:schema:load

rails server
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