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Install & Enable EPEL Repository on CentOS 6.5

EPEL Repository on CentOS 6.5

Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL)

#References:

https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/EPEL
http://www.shellhacks.com/en/Adding-EPEL-Repository-on-CentOS-RHEL
https://fedoraproject.org/keys

#Installation

Installation steps are as follows: Install the repository's key, so the package can be verified and trusted. Installl the repository package for your distribution. Configure, if desired, the repository configuration files found /etc/yum.repos.d.

#Install key and package on CentOS 6.5 64 bit

# rpm --import http://ftp.riken.jp/Linux/fedora/epel/RPM-GPG-KEY-EPEL-6
# rpm -ivh http://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/6/x86_64/epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm

#Install key and package on CentOS 6.5 32 bit

# rpm --import http://ftp.riken.jp/Linux/fedora/epel/RPM-GPG-KEY-EPEL-6
# rpm -ivh http://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/6/i386/epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm

#Once installed, you can use the default settings, EPEL base is enabled, and update

# yum update

Configuration Alternatively.

You can edit and enable or disable EPEL channels by editing epel.repo and epel-testing.repo found in /etc/yum.repos.d.

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