Mastdon Development Setup

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Also see dev/setup admin/install

  1. Install Ruby

Installing Ruby 2. Install Node

See nvm

  1. Install postgres

Postgres Setup for Debian

  1. Install redit
brew install redis
brew services start redis
  1. Clone
git clone live
  1. Install ruby dependences
cd live
bundle config set --local with 'development'
bundle install
  1. Install yarn
npm install --global yarn
  1. Install nodejs dependences
  1. Init database
RAILS_ENV=development bundle exec rails db:setup
  1. Install foreman for multiple run
gem install foreman --no-document
  1. Open


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