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How To Install Pure-FTPd on CentOS 6 Via Yum

by lifeLinux on June 19, 2013

Pure-FTPd is a free (BSD), secure, production-quality and standard-conformant FTP server. It doesn’t provide useless bells and whistles, but focuses on efficiency and ease of use. It provides simple answers to common needs, plus unique useful features for personal users as well as hosting providers. In this article, I’ll show you How do I install […]


This extension implements PHP bindings for Subversion (SVN), a version control system, allowing PHP scripts to communicate with SVN repositories and working copies without direct command line calls to the svn executable. In this tutorial, I will show you How to install Subversion (SVN) extension working with PHP 5.3.


Today, I got following MySQL error in a PHP application: Host ‘host_name’ is blocked because of many connection errors; unblock with ‘mysqladmin flush-hosts’. It means that mysqld has received many connection requests from the given host. Default max_connect_errors value is 10, that is remote host will be blocked if there is more than 10 connection […]


The virsh command is an alternative command to manage a Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 KVM environment using a Command Line Interface(CLI). The virsh command is provided as part of the libvirt API which provides a common API to applications requiring standardized access to interact with KVM using a stable interface.


How To Boot Into Single User Mode On CentOS

by lifeLinux on January 13, 2013

Single user mode, also referred to as maintenance mode and runlevel 1, is a way of running Linux or another Unix-like operating system that uses minimal system resources and provides only minimal functionality.


How To Compile Memcached On CentOS

by lifeLinux on July 28, 2012

Memcached is an in-memory key-value store for small chunks of arbitrary data (strings, objects) from results of database calls, API calls, or page rendering. In this article, I’ll show you “How to compile memcached on CentOS” step-by-step.


lighttpd is an open-source web server more optimized for speed-critical environments than common products while remaining standards-compliant, secure and flexible. This tutorial shows how you can install Lighttpd on a CentOS 6 server with PHP (PHP-FPM).