CentOS

RPMforge Repository

RPMforge is a collaboration of Dag, Dries, and other packagers. They provide over 4000 packages for CentOS, including mplayer, xmms-mp3, and other popular media tools. Visit the RPMforge Website for more information.

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Remi Repository

The Remi repository is a repository containing updated PHP and MySQL packages and is maintained by Remi. See the Remi Documentation for more information.

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EPEL Repository

Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL) is a volunteer-based community effort from the Fedora project to create a repository of high-quality add-on packages that complement the Fedora-based Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and its compatible spinoffs such as CentOS or Scientific Linux. Visit the Fedora EPEL Wiki for more information.

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Yum Priorities

The Yum Priorities plugin can be used to enforce ordered protection of repositories, by associating priorities to repositories. Visit the Yum Priorities CentOS Wiki for more information.

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Update CentOS

Update CentOS

  1. When starting up CentOS, a service is automatically run in the background that checks to see if there are any available updates.  Be patient as it may take a few minutes to run.  If there are available updates for your system, an open box will appear in the upper right corner near the clock and a message box will open up with the Updates Available title.
    Click the View Updates... button.
  2. The Package Updater will open.
    Click Apply updates.

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Configure CentOS

Configure CentOS

When booting CentOS RedHat Linux for the first time, you are presented with a wizzard to configure the system before it is ready to use.

*Disclaimer:  This configuration of CentOS is for use in a development environment only and is not recommended for production use.

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Install CentOS

Install CentOS 5

  1. Download the latest version of CentOS.
    1. Visit the CentOS mirror site: mirror.centos.org/centos/5/isos/.
    2. Choose between 32 bit (i386) or 64 bit (x86 64).
    3. Select a mirror to download from.
    4. Select the download ending in "LiveCD.iso".
  2. Burn the .iso file to a cd/dvd or any other bootable media.

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How to configure Subversion on CentOS RedHat Linux

This documentation uses variables denoted with a $ followed by a keyword, all this emphasized with red text (i.e. $variable).  These variables should be replaced with appropriate values.  Suggested default values are denoted with a variable followed by an equal sign and a value (i.e $variable = value).

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Subversion

Subversion is an Open Source Version Control System. Visit the Subversion website for more information.

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OpenSSL

The OpenSSL Project is a collaborative effort to develop a robust, commercial-grade, full-featured, and Open Source toolkit implementing the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL v2/v3) and Transport Layer Security (TLS v1) protocols as well as a full-strength general purpose cryptography library.  For more information on OpenSSL, you can visit their website at www.openssl.org.

OpenSSL version

This documentation was written for OpenSSL 0.9.8b but may be usefull with other versions.

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