[CentOS] New convert

Matt Harwood matt at nannygroup.net
Fri Jun 20 09:52:49 UTC 2008

Thank you Johnny and Lorenzo! Much, much appreciated. I do feel silly 
just asking for general advice, and not Googling (I am, but time is 
restricted) but I need to get up to speed using CentOS instead of Deb 
ASAP.. as our servers are deployed next week. Thank you so much again, I 
shall get reading!

*Matt Harwood*
Designer, NannyGroup Limited
Mob: 07887 817769

Lorenzo Quatrini wrote:
> Matt Harwood ha scritto:
>> All,
>> Apologies for cluttering the list, but I just wanted to say hello and 
>> prepare all for a barage of silly discussions from a 
>> tech-hypochondriac! We have recently purchased two servers running 
>> CentOS, and as I'm from more of a Debian based background, it would 
>> be good if someone could point out the two or three main differences 
>> please? I'm reading up on the package management as I type, but any 
>> quick tips and tricks for (web) server admin with CentOS would be magic.
>> Sorry for being cheeky! Hope everyone is well, too.
> Well, Welcome :)
> My 2 cents:
> 1) "yum list all > yla && yum info all > yia" for offline searching 
> and info reading of packages
> 2) "grep system-config yla" and you'll find the main tools for 
> configuring the system
> 3) Setup the priorities 
> "http://wiki.centos.org/PackageManagement/Yum/Priorities" and add new 
> repository 
> "http://wiki.centos.org/AdditionalResources/Repositories?action=show&redirect=Repositories" 
> 4) http://wiki.centos.org
> 5) google
> 99) when anything else fails: ask this list ;)
> Regards
> Lorenzo Quatrini
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