Choosing your RHEL 8 clone after the death of CentOS


by Danila Vershinin, July 24, 2021

As CentOS is no longer an RHEL clone, companies seek another free clone of RHEL. What will it be? AlmaLinux, Rocky Linux, or Oracle Linux? We review these choices and give a recommendation.

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How to fix yum after CentOS 6 went EOL


by Danila Vershinin, December 3, 2020

How to fix yum upgrade on End-of-Life release of CentOS 6. Simple instructions in keeping your yum client working in CentOS 6

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How to install ElasticSearch for Magento 2 on CentOS/RHEL


by Danila Vershinin, September 29, 2020

How to install and configure ElasticSearch for Magento 2 on CentOS/RHEL operating systems via RPM repository

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Stock CentOS kernel in OVH


by Danila Vershinin, January 28, 2020

OVH is a great dedicated hosting platform. Their kernels are not so great sometimes

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Configure IKEV2 (Strongswan) VPN client in CentOS/RHEL 8 (Gnome GUI)


by Danila Vershinin, December 8, 2019

How to configure a Strongswan (IKEV2) client VPN connection in CentOS/RHEL 8

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DNS caching and beyond, in CentOS/RHEL 7 and 8


by Danila Vershinin, July 21, 2019

Make use of DNS caching on your CentOS/RHEL 7/8 to speed up your server even faster!

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50k+ packages for CentOS/RHEL 8, even before EPEL is up


by Danila Vershinin, June 19, 2019

How to access 50K+ extra packages in RedHat Enterprise Linux 8 even before EPEL of CentOS 8 release.

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Where compilation went wrong…


by Danila Vershinin, June 13, 2019

How compilation can go wrong when you neglect some details. Battle of compilation vs packaged NGINX installations.

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How to install latest stable NGINX on CentOS/RHEL 8 properly


by Danila Vershinin,

How to install latest stable NGINX in CentOS 8 or RHEL 8 based distributions, using prebuilt packages

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Magento, PayPal, libcurl and RedHat = crazy together


by Danila Vershinin, May 16, 2019

How a bad warning can be misleading and corrupt systems

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