Install EPEL Repo on CentOS
This post will help you to install EPEL Repo on CentOS. EPEL is an open source repository project from Fedora. EPEL stands for Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux.
There are two methods for installing EPEL Repo on CentOS:
Install the EPEL repo using yum. It is the simplest way and works on all CentOS versions.
yum install epel-release
Once it is installed, you can check the repository list by the following command.
This is the alternate way to enable EPEL. It is done by downloading the RPM. Different EPEL versions can be download from Here.
wget https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-5.noarch.rpm rpm -ivh epel-release-latest-5.noarch.rpm
wget https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-6.noarch.rpm rpm -ivh epel-release-latest-6.noarch.rpm
wget https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-7.noarch.rpm rpm -ivh epel-release-latest-7.noarch.rpm
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