Installing Java 1.6 on CentOS 6

Nowadays more and more Java applications require at least a 1.6 JVM to run. However, the default CentOS 6 repositories still take you to the 1.5 version. By following this step by step tutorial you’ll be able to get version 1.6 running on your system.

Installing MongoDB/PHP Driver on CentOS 6

Since the module is not included with the default PHP installation, you have to download it from the official repository: cd mkdir mongo-php-driver cd mongo-php-driver curl > Unzip it unzip cd mongo-php-driver-master You need phpize to build the module. You can install it from the remi repository: wget rpm -Uvh remi-release-6.rpm yum –enablerepo=remi install …

Installing MongoDB on CentOS 6

The first step is to configure the repositories. Create the following file /etc/yum.repos.d/10gen.repo with the following contents: For 32-bit systems: [10gen] name=10gen Repository baseurl= gpgcheck=0 enabled=1 For 64-bit systems: [10gen] name=10gen Repository baseurl= gpgcheck=0 enabled=1 Install Mongo yum install mongo-10gen mongo-10gen-server   Configure MongoDB You can configure Mongo by editing the following file: /etc/mongod.conf Set Mongo …

CentOS useful commands

To get your CentOS version type: cat /etc/redhat-release To update all your CentOS packages at once: yum update To install nslookup, dig and other network utilities: yum install bind-utils -y