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CentOS RPMForge Installation Instructions (for Centos 6.x)

CentOS RPMForge Installation Instructions (for Centos 6.x)


If you want to add the RPMForge repo to your CentOS, use the following instructions


Downloading RPMForge repo

cd /tmp
# for 32 bit:
wget http://pkgs.repoforge.org/rpmforge-release/rpmforge-release-0.5.3-1.el6.rf.i686.rpm
# for 64 bit:
wget http://pkgs.repoforge.org/rpmforge-release/rpmforge-release-0.5.3-1.el6.rf.x86_64.rpm

Note: Visit here to see if newer version exist.

Installing RPMForge

rpm –import http://apt.sw.be/RPM-GPG-KEY.dag.txt

# for 32 bit:
rpm -i rpmforge-release-0.5.3-1.el6.rf.i686.rpm
# for 64 bit:
rpm -i rpmforge-release-0.5.3-1.el6.rf.x86_64.rpm

yum clean all

Open Extra Repo

If you want, you can enable the extra repo using:

cd /etc/yum.repos.d

edit using vi/vom/mc rpmforge.repo:
change the enabled flag to enabled=1 in the section [rpmforge-extras].


Update all

yum update


That’s it!

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