Tag Archives: RPM

How to install httpd 2.4 rpm on CentOS 6

With the new release of Apache httpd 2.4, its highly recommended to upgrade the Apache httpd on your server. Here I will demo you how to install Apache httpd 2.4 through RPM on CentOS 6. The Software Collections (SCL) repository comes handy, install centos-release-scl repo package available in CentOS repository:

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Where to download Samba 4.3 RPM for CentOS?

Question: Where can i download the RPM for Samba 4.3 for CentOS? Answer:  The SerNet Samba is the famous repo to download Samba RPMs. Unfortunately, with the release of the Samba 4.3 packages SerNet changed to SAMBA+: Samba 4.3 packages as well as all later versions are available as software subscription. What does this mean?

Installing syslog-ng 3.6.1 RPM CentOS 6

To install the syslog-ng 3.6.1 RPM on CentOS 6, download and install following repo: http://copr.fedoraproject.org/coprs/czanik/syslog-ng36epel6/ Release: EPEL 6Architecture: i386, x86_64Description:  syslog-ng 3.6 packages for EPEL6 born from a wild mixture of the current EPEL6 and EPEL7 packages and breaking some of the packaging rules (embedded libraries, binary under /usr/sbin, etc.) wget http://copr.fedoraproject.org/coprs/czanik/syslog-ng36epel6/repo/epel-6/czanik-syslog-ng36epel6-epel-6.repo Copy it into… Read More »

How to build RPM packages from tar.gz archives

Question: Im working on RPM supported linux flavor like RedHat, CentOS. I need to build RPM RPM packages from tar.gz archives. How can i do this? Answer: It always advised to use source file like tar.gz archives to installation. Here are steps:Im using app-XXX.tar.gz to convert it into app-XXX.rpm tar -xOzf app-XXX.tar.gz *.spec > app.specrpmbuild… Read More »