EPEL is known as Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux repository having lots of extra packages which is not added in official repositories. REMI is a third party repository provides latest version of packages which is already included in official repositories of CentOS and Red Hat.
This article will help you to install EPEL and REMI repository on CentOS and Red Hat 7/6/5 systems.
EPEL release package is available under default CentOS repositories. So use the following command to install EPEL yum repository on your CentOS/RHEL 7/6/5 systems.
yum install epel-release
In the case of command doesn’t work for you, use one of below commands.
### For CentOS/RHEL 7 ###rpm -Uvh http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/7/x86_64/Packages/e/epel-release-7-11.noarch.rpm ### For CentOS/RHEL 6 ### rpm -Uvh http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/6/x86_64/epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm
Use following commands to install REMI yum repository on your CentOS/RHEL 7/6/5 systems. Make sure you already have installed EPEL repository before installing REMI.
### For CentOS/RHEL 7 ###rpm -Uvh http://rpms.famillecollet.com/enterprise/remi-release-7.rpm ### For CentOS/RHEL 6 ### rpm -Uvh http://rpms.famillecollet.com/enterprise/remi-release-6.rpm
Use following command to list all installed yum repositories in your system.
Loaded plugins: fastestmirrorLoading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * base: pubmirrors.dal.corespace.com * epel: linux.mirrors.es.net * extras: mirrors.easynews.com * remi: mirrors.mediatemple.net * updates: mirrors.easynews.com repo id repo name status base CentOS-6 - Base 6,518 epel Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux 6 - x86_64 11,153 extras CentOS-6 - Extras 37 pgdg91 PostgreSQL 9.1 6 - x86_64 279 pgdg93 PostgreSQL 9.3 6 - x86_64 307 puppetlabs-deps Puppet Labs Dependencies El 6 - x86_64 77 puppetlabs-products Puppet Labs Products El 6 - x86_64 475 remi Les RPM de remi pour Enterprise Linux 6 - x86_64 2,407 updates CentOS-6 - Updates 748 repolist: 22,001
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