[CentOS] why yum cannot find lighttpd?

Barry Brimer lists at brimer.org
Tue Jul 1 02:03:47 UTC 2008

> I tried to install lighttpd in CentOS 5.2, but yum list lighttpd
> returned an error of "no matching packages to list". Should it be
> installed from source tarball?

lighttpd is not in the CentOS repositories.  It is however a part of the 
rpmforge repositories.  Add the rpmforge repository and then you will find 


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