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

January 27, 2017 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

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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