CentOS Yum Automatic Updates | How to set CentOS to use automatic updates 1. yum install yum-cron 2. chkconfig yum-cron on 3. /etc/init.d/yum-cron start That’s it! This job will run when regular cron.daily tasks are scheduled to run as specified in /etc/crontab.
Fix Drupal Upload Progress | Drupal and other software can take advantage of a nice upload progress bar. Here is how to get that working on CentOS. You may have seen this in Drupal. Let’s fix it! First, in CentOS 5 install these packages: yum install php-pear gcc make php-devel Next as root, issue: pecl install uploadprogress Once that completes,
CentOS – Most Popular Web Server | A recent w3techs.com survey shows CentOS overtaking Debian as the most popular web server distro. Image: w3techs.com It is also interesting to note the gradual decline of Redhat, as well as the increase in Ubuntu as a server. The full break down of popular distro flavors can be viewed here. For more details, hit up
ClearOS Enterprise 5.2 Review | This is a quick first impression review of ClearOS! (No, not centos, clearos!) I see why this may be even confusing as ClearOS is based on CentOS. So, what is it? ClearOS is a magnificent gateway or standalone server appliance based on CentOS 5.5. In a nut shell you install, input some general settings in
CentOS 5 NetInstall | How do I install CentOS 5 via a NetInstall iso? Instead of downloading huge CD or DVD images, consider just using the small CentOS netinstall iso image to install over the internet! First, download the small CentOS-[version-arch]-netinstall.iso from an available mirror: http://www.centos.org/mirrors/ For this example, I used the 64bit netinstall disc named: CentOS-5.5-x86_64-netinstall.iso Next, boot