Posts Tagged ‘CentOS’

CentOS 6 in VMWare 4

Here’s a quick summary of installing CentoOS 6 into VMWare Player 4. This summary isn’t for beginners, so I’m not going to mention the “obvious”…

First, my environment: I’m running Windows 7 as the host on an Intel dual-core machine with 8Gb RAM, on which I’ve installed the free VMWare Player version 4, and I have downloaded the DVD ISOs of the latest CentOS 6 distribution. Player 4 will happily run VM images created for Player 3, so if you are still on 3 then now is the time to upgrade.

Run Player and at the main window you get the option to run existing VMs or create a new one. Create a new VM with at least 2 Gb [click title to read more…]

Installing SVN and Apache on Centos 5

Having done this many times already, here’s a quick recipe for putting Subversion (with Apache) on a fresh install of CentOS 5.5. It assumes you will put your repositories into /var/svn/repositories, the user credentials are held in /var/svn/passwords, you will have a user called testuser and an initial blank repository called myrepos. I’ll also assume your server is called The procedure also opens port 80 in the iptables firewall. Edit the details to suit your own requirements:

# yum install httpd subversion mod_dav_svn # mkdir -p /var/svn/repositories # chown -R apache:apache /var/svn # chcon -R -h -t httpd_sys_content_t /var/svn # htpasswd -c /var/svn/passwords testuser * enter password for 'testuser' (twice) # vi /etc/httpd/conf.d/subversion.conf Changes: * Uncomment the <Location> config [click title to read more...]