Category: Centos

How to Install Lighttpd with PHP, PHP-FPM and MariaDB on CentOS 7

Lighttpd is an open source, secure, fast, flexible and more optimized web server designed for speed-critical environments with less memory utilization as compared to other web servers. It can handle up-to 10,000 connections parallel...

How to Install PM2 to Run Node.js Apps on Production Server

PM2 is a free open source, advanced, efficient and cross-platform production-level process manager for Node.js with a built-in load balancer. It works on Linux, MacOS as well as Windows. It supports app monitoring, efficient...

How to Setup DHCP Server and Client on CentOS and Ubuntu

DHCP (short for Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) is a client/server protocol that enables a server to automatically assign an IP address and other related configuration parameters (such as the subnet mask and default gateway)...

Student supercomputing is #PoweredByCentOS at SC18

I’m at SC18 – the premiere international supercomputing event – in Dallas, Texas. Every year at this event, hundreds of companies and universities gather to show what they’ve been doing in the past year in supercomputing and HPC. As usual, the highlight of this event for me is the student cluster competition. Teams from around […]

Schedule, Registration now available for CentOS Dojo at FOSDEM

We are pleased to announce the (tentative) schedule of talks for the upcoming CentOS Dojo in Brussels, which will be held on the day before FOSDEM – February 1, 2019 – at the Grand Place Marriott. Details, and the schedule, are now available at https://wiki.centos.org/Events/Dojo/Brussels2019 (Schedule subject to change). Registration is free, but we need […]

How to Setup Central Logging Server with Rsyslog in Linux

Logs are a critical component of any software or operating system. Logs usually record user’s actions, system events, network activity and so much more, depending on what they are intended for. One of the...

How to Install Asterisk on CentOS 7

Asterisk is an open source framework used for building communication applications. You can use it to turn a local computer or server to communication server. It is used to power IP PBX systems, VoIP...

Install Plex Media Server on CentOS 7

Streaming media becomes more and more popular in recent years. Many people like to access their audio and video media from different locations and devices. With Plex Media Server you can easily achieve exactly...

How to Use Fail2ban to Secure Your Linux Server

Improving your server security should be one of your top priorities, when it comes to managing a linux server. By reviewing your server logs, you may often find different attempts for brute force login,...

CentOS Pulse Newsletter, September 2018 (#1804)

Dear CentOS enthusiast, Here’s what’s been happening in the past month at CentOS Releases and Updates The following releases and updates happened in August. For each update, the given URL provides the upstream notes about

CentOS Dojo at DevConf.us, August 16th in Boston

This year, DevConf.us will be held at Boston University, August 17th through 19th. We’ve secured some space on the day before – Thursday, August 16th – and will be holding a CentOS Dojo. Further details will appear on the event website as they are available. The call for papers is now open, and will close […]

FOSDEM 2018

Another FOSDEM is history. I wanted to take a moment to thank all of the people that helped out at the CentOS table at FOSDEM, as well as at the Dojo before FOSDEM. We had about 75 people in attendance at the Dojo on Friday, with 12 presentations from various speakers. Some of these presentations […]

SuperComputing17 Denver, #PoweredByCentOS

SC17, the largest SuperComputing event in the world, was held in Denver, Colorado, November 12 through 17th. I was lucky enough to attend the event as a representative of the CentOS community. While there, I spoke with dozens of organizations that use CentOS as part of their High Performance Computing (HPC) infrastructure. I also got […]

No! Don’t turn off SELinux!

One of the daily activities of the CentOS Community Lead is searching the Internet looking for new and interesting content about CentOS that we can share on the @CentOSProject Twitter account, or Facebook, Google +, or Reddit. There’s quite a bit of content out there, too, since CentOS is very popular. Unfortunately, some of the content […]