[CentOS] Good [L]AMP tutorial for CentOS 5.2 ?
m5 at renefournier.com
Sat Oct 11 22:13:29 UTC 2008
On 11-Oct-08, at 2:16 PM, Ralph Angenendt wrote:
>> 3. Is it a bad idea to install some software from the command-line
>> wget, some software from the graphical Package Manager, and some
>> software from the the web? What I mean is, so far it seems like Linux
>> manages the list of installed packages, and I just wonder if I'm
>> screwing things up this way.
> Yes. Bad idea and it *will* screw up your system. Read up on CentOS
> and try
> to understand why we ship exactly that set of packages contained in
> of the 4 available CentOS versions. If you find that not having the
> software available, CentOS might not be the correct distribution for
> If you want to have a stable set of packages supported for seven
> then stay with CentOS. Mixing CentOS packages and "stuff from the
> web" will
> not help with that.
Thanks a lot for the explanation (and to admin also). Everything you
say makes sense, and I will look at using YUM for adding the software
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