Updating from CentOS 5.8 to CentOS 5.9 using Yum Update

As per my previous post, CentOS 5.9 now available for download on 17 January 2013. This is the ninth update to the CentOS 5 distribution series and it’s contains a lot of bugfixes, updates and new functionality if compared than CentOS 5.8. This post assumed that you have already installed CentOS 5.8 and planned to […]

How to Configure NFS Client on Linux

Network File System or NFS, is a server-client protocol for sharing files between computers on network. NFS server will enables it’s client to mount a file system on a remote server as if it were local to your own system. In this example, i will configure a nfs client on linux. Prerequisites : How to […]

How to Setup Webmin 1.580 on CentOS 5.8

This quick post will show you the steps on installing webmin, the web-based system configuration and administration tool on linux CentOS 5.8 server. There are three alternative way to setup webmin which using RPM, YUM command and using Tar file. After setup webmin, you will be able to do linux system administration task using Graphical […]

How to Install and Configure RPMforge Repository on CentOS 5.8

RPMforge repository is a collaboration of Dag, Dries, and other packagers. In this post i will show on how to install and configure RPMforge repository on linux CentOS 5.8 server. This steps has been tested on CentOS 5.8 and may working on CentOS 6.x as well. 1. Download the rpmforge-release package [root@centos58 ~]# wget http://apt.sw.be/RPM-GPG-KEY.dag.txt […]

How to Install PHP 5.3.3 on CentOS 5.8

PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor is a widely used, free and open-source server-side scripting language that was especially designed for web development to produce dynamic web pages and can be embedded into HTML. PHP applications are commonly found with the filename extensions .php, .php4, or .php5. In this post, i will share on how to install PHP […]

How to Get More Info About Password Aging Using Chage Command on Linux

In this post, i will show on how to get more info about password aging. This steps has been tested on linux CentOS 5.8, however it may workings on other version of CentOS and Redhat Linux Enterprise. To get more info about password aging for ehowstuff : [root@centos58 ~]# chage -l ehowstuff Examples : [root@centos58 […]

How to Install “man” Command on CentOS 5.8

Man pages are a common way to learn the commands that are on your system. man is actually the system’s manual pager. The man command will give you all the details of a given command, including switches used, and syntax. man formats and displays the on-line manual pages. Each page argument given to man is […]

How to Install 389 Directory Server on CentOS 5.8

389 Directory Server is an enterprise-class open source LDAP server for Linux and it’s based on Fedora Directory Server.This post will show you the quick steps to install 389 Directory Server on linux CentOS 5.8 server using EPEL repository. This post assumed that your CentOS server has been completely installed with minimum packages and the […]

How to Tuning 389 Directory Server on CentOS 5.8

389 Directory Server is an enterprise-class open source LDAP server for Linux and it’s based on Fedora Directory Server. I will share with you on how to perform system tuning analysis for 389 Directory Server on linux CentOS 5.8 server. This post assumed that your CentOS server has been completely installed 389 Directory Server using […]

How to Fix “Your host needs to use PHP 5.2.4 or higher to run this version of Joomla!”

Question : When i try run joomla 2.5.4 installation wizard, I get the following error : http://server_ip_address/joomla254/installation/index.php Your host needs to use PHP 5.2.4 or higher to run this version of Joomla! Solution : Install latest version of the PHP. To install PHP version 5.3.3, simply run the following command : [root@centos58 ~]# yum install […]

How to Fix “php53-common conflicts with php-common” on Linux

Question : When i try to install php on Linux CentOS 5.8, i get the following error and cannot proceed with the php installation. [root@centos58 ~]# yum install php* -y .. –> Processing Conflict: php53-common conflicts php-common –> Finished Dependency Resolution php-pecl-gmagick-1.1.0-0.2.RC2.el5.i386 from epel has depsolving problems –> php-pecl-gmagick conflicts with php-magickwand php53-common-5.3.3-7.el5_8.i386 from updates […]

How to Setup Local Yum Repository from CD-ROM/DVD-ROM image on CentOS 5.8

In this post, i will share on how to setup local yum repository from CD-ROM/DVD-ROM image on CentOS 5.8. This quick setup will very useful for those who do not have internet connection and does not have yum repository server on their organization. Using local yum repository, you will able to perform yum installation using […]

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