How To Install Concrete5 on CentOS 7

To Install Concrete5 on CentOS 7

Concrete5 is a content management systems available on the Internet. It is written in PHP and uses MySQL or MariaDB to store its data. It comes with an easy to use website builder through which you can easily create pages and content. Concrete5 is flexible, secure and mobile ready. It is also so simple to install Contrete5 on CentOS 7. 

Properly installed centos7

Pre requirements
 Lamp service enabled in it
Create a database and user for concrete5


Installaling Concrete5

Before you begin the installation, download  concrete5 package with the following command.

[root@linuxhelp Desktop]# wget
--2017-08-07 15:04:16--
Resolving (
Saving to: ‘’
100%[======================================>] 45,636,723   592KB/s   in 3m 10s 
2017-08-07 15:07:28 (235 KB/s) - ‘’ saved [45636723/45636723]


Once downloaded, unzip the file as follows. 

[root@linuxhelp Desktop]# unzip
   creating: concrete5-8.0.3/packages/
  inflating: concrete5-8.0.3/robots.txt  
   creating: concrete5-8.0.3/updates/

After that, move the extracted file to html location.

[root@linuxhelp Desktop]# mv concrete5-8.0.3 /var/www/html/concrete

Here you need to change ownership of the file. Run the following command for the same purpose.

 [root@linuxhelp Desktop]# chown -R apache:apache /var/www/html/concrete


Restart the apache server

[root@linuxhelp Desktop]# systemctl restart httpd.service


After restart  go to browser and give url as  http://serverip/gibbon select language and give next
Give continue installation
Fill the site details
Fill the database details and give install
Give install
Installation complete . to edit edit your site
Concrete home page

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FazzaGBR 07-12-2017 at 14:24
As a novice when it comes to Linux where will I find a guide to have a "Properly installed centos7" please so I can install Concrete5?