Install/Upgrade Trac on CentOS 5.5 with Python2.6

I recently had to upgrade our production Subversion/Trac server to use Python2.6. Normally with yum, this wouldn’t be such a big deal, but python2.6 is not in the CentOS repos. And specifically, I needed Trac built with python2.6 support. So I grabbed python from the EPEL repos. You do NOT want to remove the installed…

Add the RHEL 4 install disk as a repository

For Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Copy the contents of the disk /media/cdrom/Redhat/RPMS to a directory of your choice. In /etc/sysconfig/rhn/sources, comment out the following line: up2date default This line needs to be commented out otherwise up2date will keep on looking for information using the Red Hat Network first. Next, in the same file, create…

Basic Joomla installation on a Linux server

A quick walk-through for installing Joomla on a Linux server with Apache and Mysql. Joomla is a great content management application that allows you to quickly and easily, create and manage a web site with a great amount of flexiblility.