Centos 5,6,7 Install EPEL from Fedora for extra packages Howto

http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/EPEL#How_can_I_use_these_extra_packages.3F

Visit the above URL, choose your version and architecture and install it.  EPEL has a lot of missing and extra packages that rpmforge does not.

 

For old versions of EPEL that are deprecated, eg. 5, 6 find them from the archives:

 

For Centos 5

 #update EPEL for Centos 5 is now archived and not really supported but can be downloaed from here:

rpm -ivh https://archives.fedoraproject.org/pub/archive/epel/epel-release-latest-5.noarch.rpm

rpm -ivh https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-5.noarch.rpm

 

For Centos 6

 

rpm -ivh http://archives.fedoraproject.org/pub/archive/epel/6/x86_64/epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm

 

 For Centos 7

 

rpm -ivh http://archives.fedoraproject.org/pub/archive/epel/7/x86_64/Packages/e/epel-release-7-12.noarch.rpm

 


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