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I have installed Linux Centos, when I went to services I noticed tha there is no httpd service, which I think it' s required to set up Apache server.

How can I get this service running?

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The httpd daemon is not required for setting up Apache, it _is_ Apache. If you haven't yet set up Apache, it cannot be there.

Try this in a terminal as root:

service httpd start

or this:

/etc/init.d/httpd start


If this fails with error messages or unrecognized commands, you need to install Apache to start with. Go:

yum install httpd

then run the above "service httpd start" command.

Here's a small minimalist guide on what you have to set up and configure in order  to run Apache successfully:
http://articles.slicehost.com/2008/2/6/centos-installing-apache-and-php5
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by:mccracky
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I can't remember CentOS right now, but some distros name it "apache" or "apache2" rather than httpd.  Is that running?  If that's not it, try following something like the above or this:

http://cloudservers.rackspacecloud.com/index.php/CentOS_-_Apache_and_PHP_install
http://www.linuxhelpzone.com/install-apache-mysql-php-in-centos-or-redhatfedora-linux.html
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by:arnold
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run
yum install httpd #requires internet connection
or use
system-install-packages httpd
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by:psreedhar2000
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You can use the installation DVD and find the correct RPM to install HTTP.
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by:madunix
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a complete guide installing apache with other software
http://www.howtoforge.com/centos-4.6-server-lamp-email-dns-ftp-ispconfig
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by:arnold
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to psreedhar2000's suggestion if you have the media, system-cdinstall-helper httpd
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by:kbensch
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Hi

If httpd is not in the chkconfig --list  then you need to install it.

Best way to do that is to do yum install httpd

You can also do a search for additional packages with yum search httpd

This is the recommended way from the cli as when you do a system update you do yum update which will then update packages in the correct manner.

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