Use this great installation script to automatically download, configure, compile, and install Apache (and friends)
Bryan Andrew's Apache Toolbox is a Swiss army knife of a script, providing a customisable, menu-driven interface to downloading and compiling Apache, mod_perl, MySQL, PHP — and more! The Apache Toolbox has out-of-the-box support for:
Our favorite web server
Secure Sockets Layer for secure web server interactions
For speedy scripting language support
The ubiquitous lightning fast database server
Various means of authentication and authorization
For simple, yet powerful Web design functionality
For efficient hosting and server control
And more! Apache Toolbox is customisable and has support (it's just a shell script after all) for anything else you'd care to plug in.
Apache Toolbox comes in two different flavours: just the script, which will download the various component sources as needed, or the full package, including the script and all required sources. The toolbox even catches RPM conflicts should they arise.
The Apache Toolbox itself is simply a shell script that runs from the command line. It must be run as root (as it'll remind you) to install all the various bits into their appropriate locations. The first step is a menu-driven GUIsh ...