Installation on Ubuntu 14 (tested with ubuntu-14.04.3-desktop-amd64.iso):

  • Ubuntu updated to the latest state with:
    • sudo apt-get update
    • sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
  • Install redis 2.8:
    • redis-server installation:
      • sudo aptget install redisserver
  • Install redis 3:
    • add repository:
      • sudo add-apt-repository ppa:chris-lea/redis-server
      • sudo apt-get update
    • install redis:
      • sudo apt-get install redis-server
  • redis service will start automatically after installation

Control redis-server service:

  • start/ stop/ restart:
    • sudo service redis-server [start / stop / restart]
  • check:
    • ps -ef|grep redis

Based on these texts: