LCMP is an acronym for a stack of free, open source software from the first letters of Linux (operating system), Cherokee HTTP Server, MySQL and Perl/PHP/Python. These are the principal components to build a viable general purpose web server.
LCMP – Linux.Cherokee.MySQL.PHP/Perl/Python
In this tutorial we will be installing the following open source software components to build the LCMP stack. CentOS 5.5 (operating system), Cherokee 1.0.6 (web server), MySQL 5.0.77 (database server), PHP 5.3.3, Perl 5.8.8, Python 2.4.3
Before we start just some general house keeping. The base CentOS 5.5 server hostname and IP address in this tutorial:
* centos01.how2centos.com (IP 10.0.0.3)
The assumption, for this CentOS 5.5 LCMP tutorial, is that you are running as root and have a medium understanding of the software required.
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