How To Install Centmin Mod on CentOS

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For those of you who didn’t know, Centmin Mod is a shell script which provides menu based installer that allows you to install and manage the latest versions of Nginx webserver, MariaDB/MySQL, PHP and a DNS server on a CentOS VPS, without using a control panel. This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS.

Requirements:

  • Fresh CentOS 6.x based 32bit or 64bit installation (CentOS minimal ISO recommended)
  • Minimum 256MB memory available. With some tweaks outlined here, you can install on 128MB memory based VPS. But recommend at least 256MB memory.
  • 25 – 60 minutes of your time depending on speed of your server, network speed (for downloads/yum etc).

Step 1. Install dependencies and download latest version of Centmin Mod’s zip file.

Step 2. Extract files and change to centmin-v1.2.3 mod directory and chmod +x centmin.sh bash script.

Step 3. Run the script.

You will have the following options:

With this step the Centmin Mod installation is completed. If you want to create Nginx vhost directive, run the scipt again and select the second option.

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