How-to install Python 3.6.1 on CentOS 7

Posted on Wed, 05 July 2017 in development • Tagged with development, python, linux, centos

This article is a revisit to a previous article dating back a little over an year, in which I installed Python 3.5.1 from sources. This time I will install Python 3.6.1 from a yum repository.


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Tackle spam with SpamAssassin on CentOS 7 & Postfix

Posted on Sun, 26 February 2017 in development, ops • Tagged with development, email, centos, linux

A technical walkthrough on how to install SpamAssassin to accompany Postfix on CentOS 7 Linux platform.


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Removing PM2 enabled Node.js App

Posted on Sun, 17 July 2016 in development • Tagged with javascript, nodejs, development, linux, systemd, centos

Short how-to article, on how to disable your PM2 enabled Node.js apps from restarting on CentOS server reboot.


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Connecting to SQL Server from Python app on CentOS 7

Posted on Mon, 02 May 2016 in development • Tagged with development, python, linux, centos, sql server

In some projects I need to connect to SQL Server (2008 and 2012) from Python app running on CentOS 7 server. There are some steps needed to install necessary ODBC driver. Here’s how I did it.


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How-to install Python 3.5.1 on CentOS 7

Posted on Tue, 26 April 2016 in development • Tagged with development, python, linux, centos

CentOS 7 has Python 2.7 installed out of the box and is used by the system itself to enable quite a few handy commands, such as yum.

As a Python coder I too have been struggling to decide between Python 2 and Python 3 for new projects. I made the transition to Python 3 during last year, for the benefits it gives me out of the box, e.g. default Unicode support. Read more here and here. It’s worth to note, that not all projects are supporting Python 3, yet.

So, how can I run my apps on …


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