Contents tagged with centos

Creating a minimally viable CentOS OpenLogic rapache instance

Feb 16 2014No Comments by justin

Recently I've been dealing with R and rapache at work. R is a language for statisticians. rapache is an apache module for executing R scripts in apache. Its like mod_perl or mod_php for R. I've been writing simple RESTful scripts that return graphics and JSON, and calling them from static html pages. I've been also using my MSDN Azure subscription to engage in R self study at home. In the spirit of my last post, I've posted the setup notes here to get you stated with a new Azure VM for running …

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Creating a minimally viable Centos instance for SSH X11 Forwarding

May 19 2013No Comments by justin

I recently need to setup a CentOS 6.4 vm for development Java development. I wanted to be able to run Eclipse STS and on said vm and display the X11 Windows remotely on my Windows 7 desktop via XMing. I saw no reason for the CentOS VM to have a local X11 server. I'm quite comfortable with the Linux command line. I decided to share briefly on how to go from a CentOS minimal install to something actually useful for getting work done. /usr/bin/man The minimal install installs man pages, but not …

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A quick guide to installing PHP 5.3 on Redhat Enterprise or Centos 5 machine

Oct 26 2010No Comments by justin

I was tempted not to post this article since it is little more than a link to someone elses blog article. However, said article is so useful its worth sharing in a manner more permanent than a tweet. A while back I was trying to get some PHP code to run on a Redhat Enterprise Linux server. Long story short, the code required PHP 5.3, RHEL does not package PHP 5.3, I didn't feel like compiling PHP, and it was late Friday afternoon.  So I googled around and discovered that someone made a yum …

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