Tag Archives: centos

Install EPEL Repository for CentOS 6

Install EPEL Repository for CentOS 6 | The Fedora EPEL Repository provides many additional packages that are for use with either Red Hat or CentOS. I’ll show you how to add this repository for CentOS 6! Run the following command (you do use sudo, right?!): 32bit: $ sudo rpm -Uvh http://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/6/i386/epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm 64bit: $ sudo rpm -Uvh http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/6/x86_64/epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm Now enjoy 7674 additional packages

Upgrade Red Hat / CentOS 5 Password Hashing

Upgrade Red Hat / CentOS 5 Password Hashing | By default, Red Hat / CentOS 5 uses the largely less desirable md5 algorithm for local account password hashing. Bah! Debian / Ubuntu : you are already using SHA-512 – yay! Be sure to mock your fellow Red Hat friends on this topic. (Note: the new Red Hat / CentOS 6 is now SHA-512 by

Fix Drupal Upload Progress

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

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