CentOS

How to setup LAMP on Cent OS 6

At sparxsys we use different flavors of Linux operating system like ubuntu, centos and fedora. Most of our servers where we host our Drupal sites are run on Cent OS machines. On all these operating systems for website development there is a need to have Apache, PHP and MySQL installed. Today let us see you how to setup a lamp stack on Cent OS6. Well here I am assuming you already have installed Cent OS on your machine so I will provide info on how to start configuration on your blank machine.

How to use Drupal 7 multisite feature

At Sparxsys we have a client who run one internal website in their company. Now recently a requirement came from one of the department that they also want to run a similar website with exact same features but with little modifications here and there. Earlier we thought that we will deploy a totally new Drupal installation but then we realized that this is a perfect use case for Drupal multisite feature.

How to copy or clone a Vagrant box

Submitted by ravisagar on Sat, 05/23/2015 - 16:20

We started using Vagrant last year in 2014 mainly because we find it really good for managing virtual machines and also for provisioning the platforms. Most of the developers in our company use fedora, but some also use Ubuntu and Windows too. Now it is possible to setip LAMP or XAMP in all the platforms but it is difficult to develop your application in one fedora and expect it to work perfectly in other operating system.

How to use screen command with multiple windows

Submitted by ravisagar on Mon, 05/18/2015 - 15:27

Do you love working on console without any graphical environment or any sort of GUI? If yes then read further. At sparxsys we work mostly on Linux based operating system like Fedora, Ubuntu and CentOS. No matter what the O.S. is we use Emacs a lot, we love it because this single editor can be used for various programming languages and also it is like a mini O.S. on its own. You can also manage your files using Emacs and it can be automated to load the modes based on the file extension.

How to setup Omega4 on Fedora/CentOS running on Vagrant

Submitted by ravisagar on Tue, 10/07/2014 - 21:00

Omega 4 is a great theme for creating amazing responsive site in Drupal. There are lot of improvements in Omega 4 over Omega 3 but it is a bit difficult to work on Omega 4, which is actually for a good reason as it brings lot of flexibility. Omega 4 now supports SASS and the system need to be prepared first before you can start using SASS.

Today we are sharing instructions to setup Ruby, RVM, Gems and Bundle

Install RVM

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\curl -sSL https://get.rvm.io | bash -s stable