Tagged: yum

Install Jenkins as a Service on CentOS 7

I have previously written about how to Install Jenkins on CentOS as a Service where it was necessary to write your own startup, shutdown, configuration, and init.d scripts. Luckily this is all much easier...

Upgrade wget on CentOS 5

As time progresses some of my VPS machines are starting to show their age running CentOS 5. As CentOS is based on Redhat, the yum repositories often contain older versions of binaries with bugs...

Install logtail on CentOS

The developer of logtail has not made the repository available via yum for quick installation. Even if you don’t want to access logtail from the command line, it is still used by several other scripts...

Upgrade From MySQL to MariaDB on CentOS

Here is how you upgrade from MySQL 5.5+ to MariaDB 5.5, 5.6 or 10.0. After running MySQL 5.5 for a while and getting tired of not taking advantage of the features and performance enhancements,...

Munin mysql_ suggest Cache::Cache Error

I was trying to set up the newer mysql_ plugin for Munin, but got the following error when using the “suggest” argument to determine how to link the file. The “fix” was to install...

Upgrade Python on CentOS

The version of python that is distributed with CentOS is the same of that for RHEL, which reads as not cutting edge. Typically this will be version 2.6, so even to run 2.7.6 you...

Install PHP Memcached() on CentOS 5

If you want to have direct access to the Memacache() object from PHP on CentOS, the easiest way is using yum and the Remi repository. To install the repository for various platforms, see http://blog.famillecollet.com/pages/Config-en...