[CentOS-docs] Comments on draft TipsAndTricks/InstallWebminRepo page


jses27 at gmail.com
Fri May 29 15:33:26 UTC 2009

On Thu, 2009-05-28 at 15:31 -0400, David Dreggors wrote:
> Phil Schaffner wrote:
> > Apropos http://wiki.centos.org/TipsAndTricks/InstallWebminRepo
> > 
> > Suggested changes (mostly nit-picky :-) ...
> > 
> I had another suggestion, and this fits in the nit picky range as well :)
> You have the user paste all those lines into a file and the make it 
> executable and then run it... a lot of un-needed steps.
> Try this, (I have tested and it works great):
> Copy this code [without the <code> tags but do include the parenthesis ]
> <code>
> (echo "[Webmin]
> name=Webmin Distribution Neutral
> baseurl=http://download.webmin.com/download/yum
> enabled=1" >/etc/yum.repos.d/webmin.repo
> rpm --import http://www.webmin.com/jcameron-key.asc
> yum -y install webmin)
> </code>
> Now instruct them to paste this right in the console, and press enter... 
> done!
Taht's a lil silly... Why not use wget http://....url/..rpm then execute
the rpm to install it? All the code is nice for advanced users but it
needs to be else where. 50% of linux users out here don't know what
php-cli is...


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