Install OpenSSH from source on remote server

This tutorial describes a way to install the latest OpenSSH from the source package on the remote server. First of all let’s install the required build packages: yum install gcc make openssl-devel pam-devel screen yum-utils.noarch Next step would be to download the available RPM packages from the software repositories just in case if something goes […]

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Upgrade cUrl from source

cUrl is a command line tool and library that is used for for transferring data with URLs. It is being used in a number of system tools in linux (ex. yum, apt), it is being used by the websites to communicate with public APIs (ex. PayPal) so it is important to keep it up to […]

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Fix “Apache ETag Header Disclosure” vulnerability

A cache management feature for Apache makes use of an entity tag (ETag) header. When this option is enabled and a request is made for a document relating to a file, an ETag response header is returned containing various file attributes for caching purposes. ETag information allows subsequent file requests to contain specific information, such […]

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Install the latest NginX from source package

As you may know the latest versions of the software packages are not available in the software repositories. It can take few months for any release upgrade to appear in the repository. Unfortunately in the real world the latest releases never appear in the official repositories of RHEL/CentOS Linux. In my opinion it is extremely […]

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Install the latest OpenSSL

As you may know the latest versions of the software packages are not available in the software repositories. It can take few months for any release upgrade to appear in the repository. Unfortunately in the real world the latest releases never appear in the official repositories of RHEL/CentOS Linux. In my opinion it is extremely […]

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Install the latest PHP from source package

As you may know the latest versions of the software packages are not available in the software repositories. It can take few months for any release upgrade to appear in the repository. Unfortunately in the real world the latest releases never appear in the official repositories of RHEL/CentOS Linux. In my opinion it is extremely […]

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