How To Remove GUI (GDM, Gnome, X Window) from CentOS

If you planned to install a CentOS server, but mistakenly also installed Desktop Environment such as GNOME, you can easily remove the GUI packages and return back to Command Line (CLI). There are two ways to do that. You can simply disable GUI or completely uninstall it. I will provide steps to do both. Disable […]

How To Fix “Missing Dependency: perl(URI) >= 1.17 is needed by package subversion”

If you are a cPanel user on CentOS 5.6 64 bit and wanting to install Subversion, you might get this error after running ‘yum install subversion’ Missing Dependency: perl(URI) >= 1.17 is needed by package subversion-1.6.11-7.el5_6.4.x86_64 yum seems to unable to find needed dependency and just fails To fix this issue there’s a workaround. cd /tmpwget http://sdkit.com/download/centos/5/rpms/perl-URI-1.35-3.noarch.rpmrpm […]

How To Install Python 2.7 with mod_wsgi on CentOS 5.6 with cPanel

This is a step by step tutorial which will help you install Python 2.7 with mod_wsgi onto CentOS 5.6 and cPanel. Prerequisites: CentOS 5.6 32 or 64 bit with root access cPanel Note: we are not using cPanel custom modules guide because it only works with built-in Python 2.4. Creating Python folder mkdir /usr/src/python2.7cd /usr/src/python2.7 […]

Installing Linux Integration Services v2.1 Hyper-V R2 On CentOS 5

When installed on a virtual machine that is running a supported Linux operating system, Linux Integration Services for Hyper-V provides the following functionality: Driver support for synthetic devices: Linux Integration Services supports the synthetic network controller and the synthetic storage controller that were developed specifically for Hyper-V. Fastpath Boot Support for Hyper-V: Boot devices now […]