Setting up CentOS
CentOS is a fork of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and stands for Community Enterprise Operating System. It is a widely used OS on servers specially used by hosting companies to provide shared hosting.
Let's start by configuring CentOS for our development environment. Perform the following steps:
- First, we need to add NGINX RPM to our CentOS installation because CentOS does not provide any default repository for NGINX. Issue the following command in your terminal:
sudo rpm -Uvh http://nginx.org/packages/centos/7/noarch/RPMS/nginx-release-centos-7-0.el7.ngx.noarch.rpm
This will add the NGINX repo to CentOS.
- Now, issue the following command to see which versions of NGINX are available to install:
sudo yum --showduplicates ...