Installing YUM on CentOS 5

This is really for my future reference, but I thought someone would bump into that any time. I’m configuring a new CentOS 5 server and for my surprise it didn’t come with yum installed.

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Full Google Mail / SMTP power for your domain

I’ve recently been playing with Google apps for domains, where it lets you create Gmail based emails for your domain. Basically you can configure Google apps to manage your domain’s email therefore saving a few things. The first few that spring to mind are:

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Sync your iPhone with Outlook (or Google) Calendar

We all know how painful it is to keep up to date with our meeting and

obligations. I’ve recently been thinking of a nice way to sync my calendars

from work and personal into a single account.

I then had a very specific spec for it, which is as follows:

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Apache 101 - Compressing Files

I’m going to start a server configuration series here, where I’ll be talking about my goals and frustrations when configuring my own webserver. As most of you know, I’ve been using my own VPS for the last two weeks, and promised to post everything about it here.

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So what else do you need then?

Last week it came to my attention that ColdFusion is being used by 75 of the Fortune 100 companies. Then, I was also informed that ColdFusion was ranked in the top four application servers by developers, just behind Websphere, Geronimo and Windows Server.

In the last couple of weeks, ColdFusion has been “the big fuss” of the world wide web. It’s totally scalable, and the learning curve is smaller than any other web language currently out there.

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