how to install xwiki on centos 7

How to Install XWiki on CentOS 7

instaling xwiki on centos 7In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to XWiki on CentOS 7. XWiki is a free and open-source advanced wiki software platform written in Java. It runs on servlet containers like JBoss, Tomcat, etc. which uses a database such as MySQL or PostgreSQL to store its information.

We will use a VPS with CentOS 7 but you should be able to install XWiki following this tutorial on all Red hat based Linux distributions. Installing XWiki on CentOS 7 is a fairly easy task and it shouldn’t take more than 20 minutes to finish it.


How to Install Let’s Encrypt on CentOS 7 with Nginx

In this tutorial, we will set up a Let’s Encrypt SSL certificate on a CentOS 7 server with Nginx as the web server. After completing the instructions described in this article, you should be able to access your site using HTTPS.

Using SSL (short for Secure Socket Layer) is vital to keeping your site’s visitors safe as well as improving your webpage’s ranking on search engines. Without SSL, the data and information sent between your web server and your site’s visitors can be seen by third parties that are transmitting that data. With SSL, this data is encrypted, and only you and your visitors can see the information, keeping both sides safer.

Let’s Encrypt lets you set up an SSL certificate on your server for free. Their goal was to make SSL a commodity and give everyone the ability to have a safe and secure website. Let’s Encrypt makes the process of installing/renewing certificates easy for most users. This is very useful for making your website secure without needing the technical knowledge that is usually expected. Google and other search engines further encourage securing your website by giving websites that use SSL a higher ranking than websites without SSL.

In this guide, we will use the Certbot tool from EFF (


How to Install and Configure TaskBoard on CentOS 7

A need for “a simple, visual way to keep track of what needs to get done” is the main reason why the open-source TaskBoard has been developed. With a minimalistic design approach by the developer and contributors, TaskBoard aims to replicate the basics of commonly used Kanban apps like Trello and LeanKit all within a very small and light footprint.

Some of TaskBoard’s main key features are the following:

  • Email notifications
  • Unlimited and customizable boards with items
  • Full history logging
  • Robust privilege system
  • Supports file attachments

TaskBoard is licensed under the MIT License and can be self-hosted on a Linux-based server. For this tutorial, we recommend using a public-facing server with a freshly installed CentOS 7 Linux distribution, along with a registered domain name.

If you follow this guide on how to install and configure TaskBoard on CentOS 7 correctly, the install process won’t take more than 10-15 minutes. Let’s get started!


How to Install Cockpit on CentOS 7

In this article, we will show you how to install Cockpit CMS on a CentOS 7 VPS and help install Apache & PHP on it as well.

Cockpit is a free, open source and self-hosted content management system (CMS) application written in PHP. It is a simple content platform used by web developers to create and manage any structured content. Cockpit stores the data in an SQLite database, so you don’t need to install or configure a database server such as MySQL / MariaDB. All of this combined makes for a pleasant CMS experience that allows you to share your ideas and content with the world without needing almost any technical knowledge whatsoever.

Let’s get started with the installation.


How to Install Apache Kafka on CentOS 7

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Apache Kafka on CentOS 7.

Apache Kafka is an open source messaging system and distributed streaming platform. It’s designed to be scalable, responsive, and provide an excellent experience when dealing with real-time data feeds. It’s great at providing real time analytics and processing of data – and thanks to its rich API support, developers can easily implement Apache Kafka and mold it to their exact needs.

Let’s begin with the installation.


How to Install Jupyter on CentOS 7

In this tutorial, we will go over the steps necessary to install Jupyter Notebook on a CentOS server.

Jupyter Notebook is a popular and widely used open-source web-based software that allows users to create and share documents that contain live code, equations, visualizations, and narrative text.

Jupyter Notebook can be used for data cleaning and transformation, numerical simulations, statistical modeling, data visualization, machine learning, and much more. It has support for over 40 programming languages, including Python, Scala, R, and Julia. Let’s get started with the installation.


How to Set Up and Use Yum Repositories on CentOS 7

This tutorial explains how to set up and use Yum repositories on a CentOS 7 VPS.

The official CentOS 7 repository has a huge list of packages and it covers almost all bases in terms of software for servers, but sometimes we need some additional packages which are not available in the official repositories. In that case, we can simply add new repositories to further expand the catalogue of packages available to us. Let’s begin with the tutorial.


Run Java on CentOS with JRE

How to Run Java Files on CentOS with the JRE

There is a large amount of useful software for Linux packaged away in jar files, the main reason and benefit being that it allows for platform independence. For example, if you find a java utility that can minify, compress, and concatenate static files like JS and CSS for your website, you can download and use it on your own web server, regardless of the operating system.

But, you can’t run these jar files by default on any given Linux installation. A special interpreter needs to interpret the “bytecode” that they contain, and that is what the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) provides. Most Linux packages can be installed by using either the default repositories or by using the extended ones. (In the case of CentOS, these are the “EPEL” repositories.)

However, Java isn’t one of them. You need to download it from Oracle’s website and consent to a license agreement. In fact, this can be a bit of a problem as shown below.


How to Install Seafile on CentOS 7

How to Install Seafile on CentOS 7

Seafile is an open source cloud storage system that allows users to easily store and synchronize files between multiple devices using the Seafile client. Using Seafile you can also create groups with file syncing, wikis, and start discussions with your team to enable easy collaboration. In this tutorial, we will guide you through the process of installing Seafile Server on a CentOS 7 VPS and all necessary dependencies. (more…)