How to Install Serendipity blog on CentOS 5.5

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Serendipity is a PHP blog application which gives the user an easy way to maintain an online diary, weblog or even a complete homepage. It is very simple application and very easy to install. In this post, i will guide you on how to install the serendipity on CentOS 5.5 with apache, mysql and php installed.

Steps :
1. Download the package.

    [[email protected] www]# pwd
    [[email protected] www]# wget

2. Extract the tar file

    [[email protected] www]# tar xzvf serendipity-1.5.5.tar.gz

3. Create the database as below

    mysql> CREATE DATABASE serdb;
    mysql> CREATE USER 'seruser'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED BY 'serpassword';
    mysql> GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON serdb.* to [email protected] ;
    mysql> SHOW GRANTS FOR 'seruser'@'localhost';

Database type : MySQL
Database host : localhost
Database user : seruser
Database password : serpassword
Database name : serdb

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4. Run the installation wizard as below.

5. Proceed to the installation wizard until below page.

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