Installation of Grub for SoftRaid on Centos 5.5

It is important to note that the behavior of Grub 1 and Grub 2 differs significantly. Grub 1 does not have any knowledge of RAID, but it can imitate reading from a RAID-1 device by reading one of the disks (provided the mdraid superblock format is 0.9 or 1.0, not 1.1 or 1.2). On the […]

Starting a Node/Express App (with pm2) Automatically on CentOS7 with Node Installed Using Software Collections (scl)

To activate the node, I used the following commands: – I installed express (globally) and pm2 (globally) – I successfully ran a basic express app on port 3000 using command line prompts. – However, I am not calling the variables because I am unsure how to include them when executing the pm2 start app.js command. […]

Installing Google Chrome on CentOS 7 Made Easy with These Steps

To make Firefox your default browser, create a file with the specified lines. You can locate this file in various locations, as listed in this specification. These locations include user overrides, sysadmin and ISV overrides, and distribution-provided defaults. Deprecated and compatibility options are also available. The XDG Base Directory specification governs the locations where the […]

Running JIRA with Root Privileges on Port 80

The query is about the possibility of running JIRA on a Windows server with IIS 7.0 serving pages on port 80 and JIRA on its bundled Apache web server on port 8080. The question is whether it is feasible to configure IIS and Apache so that JIRA can run off a port 80 folder while […]

Unsuccessful Execution of CentOS 8’s Yum Update

The community version of their primary OS, which has been archived, is the one that was replaced by CentOS Stream. The person asking the question admits to being unfamiliar with yum and the changes that came with CentOS 8’s EOL. Question: Before I begin, I would like to mention that I am not well-versed in […]

CentOS 6 x64: Understanding Apache and Htaccess

The CentOS 7 server installation tutorial from DigitalOcean could be worth exploring. It provides a step-by-step guide on setting up a LAMP stack, which stands for Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP. The LAMP stack is a collection of open source software commonly used to deploy web servers. Additionally, it addresses the issue of file permissions. […]

Updating MariaDB in CentOS 7: A Step-by-Step Guide

The following command is used to establish the root password for MariaDB, eliminate the anonymous users, and enhance the security of MariaDB by restricting remote login for root and removing the test database. Additionally, the command to test MariaDB is provided. By following these steps, MariadDB 10.2 can be installed on CentOS 7 / RHEL […]

Centos 7 Installation: Upgrading to nginx 1.8

I attempted the following actions: 1. Download the Nginx repository from 2. Install Nginx. 3. Start Nginx. Solution 1: Upon reviewing your topic again, it is necessary to configure Nginx on the new server, rather than the old server. Additionally, ensure that port 3000 (on the old server) is accessible globally. Question: I’m attempting […]

CentOS Port Development: An Overview

After getting familiar with the setup of the default and active zone, it’s time to consider other possible zones. If you want to incorporate a service into your zones, the easiest way is to add the necessary ports or services to the zones you’re currently utilizing. If you’re planning to host websites on CentOS 7, […]