[CentOS] [OT?] recommendation for simple wiki S/W to run on centos 5.4?

Jeff Hefner jeffhefner at gmail.com
Wed Feb 24 14:56:38 UTC 2010

It is installable via yum is you use EPEL:


Change the arch in the URL if using x86_64.

For more info about EPEL.



On Feb 24, 2010, at 8:42 AM, Bob McConnell <rmcconne at lightlink.com>  

> Paul Bijnens wrote:
>> On 2010-02-24 13:06, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>>>  any testimonials for some simple wiki software to run on centos 5.4
>>> on an intranet?  all i'm after is something uncomplicated that
>>> (ideally) yum installs, and that others can start using to start
>>> sharing useful info, nothing more.  thoughts?
>> I'm becoming a fan of dokuwiki (http://www.dokuwiki.org/).
>> It stores the content in plain text files, so you can even use it to
>> document how to fix a broken wikisetup.
> I'll add my vote for dokuwiki. It was simple to set up on RedHat, even
> with ACL to track updates. The software is all PHP, while the  
> content is
> mostly text files. It has content management built in, so backing out
> inaccurate changes is simple. It does a nightly backup into compressed
> files in each directory. We had a nightly cron job that copied those  
> to
> a second drive on the server, and copied that drive to a tape once a  
> week.
> It may not be installable with yum, but installation consists of  
> copying
> a tree of directories onto the web server. Take a good look at their
> collection of add-on features. They make it incredibly flexible.
> Bob McConnell
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