EPEL Repository

Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL) is a volunteer-based community effort from the Fedora project to create a repository of high-quality add-on packages that complement the Fedora-based Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and its compatible spinoffs such as CentOS or Scientific Linux. Visit the Fedora EPEL Wiki for more information.

Requirements

Install EPEL Repository

  1. Download the latest EPEL repository
    wget http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/epel/5/i386/epel-release-5-3.noarc...
  2. Run the rpm install command
    rpm -Uvh epel-release-5*.rpm

Configure EPEL Repository

  1. Open the EPEL repository file
    /etc/yum.repos.d/epel.repo
  2. Set priority for the EPEL repository
    Add priority=3 to the end of the [epel] section

 

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