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I need to install LAMP (including Perl) on a Redhat 5.5 machine. (Note: I am fairly new to Linux, but did do a similar project with ubuntu.) A good tutorial might suffice. Clients need to access a cgi-bin to run perl scripts (I don't yet know a lot about running perl scripts on the server side).

I found two tutorials that specifically mention RedHat (and are less then a year old according to Google). One seems simple and the other seems complicated:

  1. https://help.databarracks.com/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/1/1/installing-a-basic-lamp-stack-on-centos-or-redhat-enterprise-mysql-apache-php
  2. http://www.lamphowto.com/

Other suggestions (as a replacement or supplemental) are appreciated.

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# yum -y install httpd mysql-server perl mod_perl
# service mysqld start
# service httpd start
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  • Include the #s?
    – John R
    Oct 21 '11 at 0:41
  • No, that's a root prompt, e.g., do it as the root user.
    – dmourati
    Oct 21 '11 at 1:55

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