Install EPEL Repo on CentOS

Install EPEL
Install EPEL

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:

Method 1

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.

yum repolist

Method 2

This is the alternate way to enable EPEL. It is done by downloading the RPM. Different EPEL versions can be download from Here.

CentOS 5

rpm -ivh epel-release-latest-5.noarch.rpm

CentOS 6

rpm -ivh epel-release-latest-6.noarch.rpm

CentOS 7

rpm -ivh epel-release-latest-7.noarch.rpm

That’s it!

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