How-to Enable the EPEL Repository for Red-Hat Linux 5.x Based OSes

January 27th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Installing EPEL Repo for RHEL/OEL/CentOS 5




The Tip Simply Shows How-to Enable the EPEL Repo for CentOS/Red-Hat/Oracle Linux 5.x i386/x86_64 Desktop/Server.

Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (or EPEL) is a Fedora Special Interest Group that creates, maintains, and manages a high quality set of additional packages for Enterprise Linux, including, but not limited to, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), CentOS and Scientific Linux (SL), Oracle Enterprise Linux (OEL).

How-to Enable the EPEL Repo for RHEL/OEL/CentOS 5 - Featured
  1. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How-to Enable the EPEL Repo for RHEL/OEL/CentOS 5 - Open Terminal

    Or Login into Shell

  2. Download Latest EPEL Release for CentOS 5:
    Change to a Writable directory:

    cd /tmp

    For 32bit:

    wget https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/5/i386/

    Instead for 54bit:

    wget https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/5/x86_64/



  3. Installing EPEL Release for CentOS 5:

    su -c "rpm -ivh ./epel-release-latest-5*.rpm"
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