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IT Inventory and Resource Management with OCS Inventory NG 1.02 by Barzan Tony Antal

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Installing Apache, MySQL, and PHP/Perl on Linux systems

We want to install Apache, MySQL, and PHP/PERL (also known as AMP solution stack) on our Linux system as our OCS-NG inventory is going to run on top of these. Apache is the web server daemon, and it's going to provide a web-based user interface for us too. MySQL will serve database requests, and it's the heart of the inventory after all. In order to provide dynamic content, we also need PHP and Perl interpreters.

After having learnt how to use package managers of various Linux distributions, let's put our knowledge to some practical use. We will focus on yum, then APT, and finally emerge.

Installing the AMP stack with yum

First things first, we can install all packages with one simple command ...

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