How to Install Apache, PHP 7, and PHP-FPM on CentOS 7

How to Install Apache, PHP 7, and PHP-FPM on CentOS 7

PHP-FPM, or PHP FastCGI Process Manager, is an alternative implementation of PHP FastCGI that can handle a high volume of queries. Combined with PHP 7, PHP-FPM achieves a higher performance level than any previous version of PHP. In this tutorial, we’ll see how to install Apache, PHP 7.x and PHP-FPM on a CentOS 7 server.

How to Update the Kernel in CentOS

How to Update the Kernel in CentOS

If you need to update your CentOS kernel, you first need to enable the repository that contains it. Once that’s done, enabling the repo and installing a kernel of your choice is no more difficult that installing any other Linux package using your package manager!

How to Convert DEB Packages to CentOS/RHEL RPM Using Alien

How to Convert DEB Packages to CentOS/RHEL RPM Using Alien

Ideally, you would be able to install everything you want from your in-built package manager. Or failing that, build your package from source. Sometimes however, you have no option but to try and use a package from another Linux distro. In this tutorial, I show you how to use “alien” to migrate packages from one Linux flavor to another.

How to Install the Latest Version of GIT on CentOS 7

How to Install the Latest Version of GIT on CentOS 7

Even though CentOS already has git available by default, it’s a much older version from several years ago. To install a newer version, follow this tutorial with screenshots. We also remove the existing older version to prevent conflicts.

How to Setup the Hostname and FQDN on CentOS / RHEL

How to Setup the Hostname and FQDN on CentOS / RHEL

The latest RedHat recommendations say that the hostname should be the same as the Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN). However, you can still have a separate domain name and FQDN if you want. Here’s how to set them up in a CentOS / RHEL distribution.

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