I had some trouble today figuring out why my Redmine installation wouldn’t start running on my shared server. I received the following error in my log/mongrel.log file:

** Starting Rails with production environment...
Missing the i18n 0.4.2 gem. Please gem install -v=0.4.2 i18n

Now, I had finally gotten rid of this problem while using SSH by running

in terminal (or adding it to .bashrc), resulting in successful rake commands and running the server with WEBrick. However, Mongrel seemed to have serious issues with loading the gems in my local files.

This should be solved by adding