How to install Joomla 2.5 in CentOS 6

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To install and run Joomla 2.5 in your CentOS 6 Linux VPS you need to complete the following few steps. We assume you have installed and configured LAMP (Linux Apache MySQL and PHP) or LNMP (Linux Nginx MySQL and PHP) on your system.

1. Make sure your system’s always up-to-date by executing:

# yum update -y


2. Download the Joomla 2.5 package  to the newly created ‘/var/www/html/joomla2.5’ directory and change to this directory:

# mkdir -p /var/www/html/joomla2.5 && \
wget -P /var/www/html/joomla2.5 \ && \
cd /var/www/html/joomla2.5/


3. Extract the zipped archive to the ‘/var/www/html/joomla2.5’ directory.

# [[ ! $(which unzip 2>/dev/null) ]] && yum install unzip && \
unzip Joomla*.zip && rm -f Joomla_*.zip && \
chown apache: -R /var/www/html/joomla2.5


4. Navigate to http://your-ip/joomla2.5 and complete your Joomla instalation.

You may want to create a virtual host directive for your http://your-domain to serve  the joomla you just installed in ‘/var/www/html/joomla2.5’.

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