Install Sphinx 2.0.4 on CentOS 6.2

- Make sure to check CentOS, PHP-FPM, Nginx, memcached and MYSQL posts.

– Get fresh RPM from

– Install Sphinx

rpm -Uhv

– Create sample MySQL database

Watch log files on Linux server with Swatch 3.2.3

- Make sure to check CentOS, PHP-FPM, memcached and MYSQL posts.

– get a fresh package from Swatch project

wget ""
tar xfz swatch-3.2.3.tar.gz 
cd swatch-3.2.3
cpan -i Date::Format File::Tail
cpan -i Date::Manip Date::Calc
cpan -i Test::Inter Test::Pod Test::Pod::Coverage Module::Build
cp /root/.cpan/sources/authors/id/S/SB/SBECK/Date-Manip-* .
tar xfz Date-Manip-*.tar.gz
cd Date-Manip-*
perl Build.PL 
./Build install
cd ..
perl Makefile.PL
make install

– configure swatch

install memcached 1.4.13 on CentOS 6.2

- Make sure to check PHP-FPM and MYSQL posts.

– One of the dependencies of memcache is libevent, get latest version from

mkdir libevent
cd libevent
tar xfz libevent-2.0.17-stable.tar.gz
cd libevent-2.0.17-stable

– get latest version from

Install curl 7.24 on CentOS 6.2

- Make sure to check PHP-FPM post.

– install from source

yum remove curl curl-devel

tar xfj curl-7.24.0.tar.bz2
cd curl-7.24.0
./configure --prefix=/usr
make install
#check version
curl -V

– To install with support

./configure --with-curl=/usr --with-curlwrappers

synchronize clock on CentOS server

Check Installing CentOS 6.2 on VMware post.

chkconfig --levels 235 ntpd on
/etc/init.d/ntpd restart

– using dateconfig

yum groupinstall 'X Window System'