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Centos EPEL – Howto add EPEL repository to your Centos 6.x

Centos EPEL

Centos EPEL – In the following tutorial I will show you how to add the fedora EPEL repository to your CentOS installation


Applicable to

  • Centos 6.x



In order to install CentOS EPEL Repository you need:

  • root access
  • wget:
    yum install wget



check here for latest version of epel-release-x-x.noarch.rpm

wget http://mirrors.nl.eu.kernel.org/fedora-epel/6/i386/epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm
rpm -Uvh epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm
rm epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm -f

or in short:

rpm -Uvh http://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/6/i386/epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm


That’s it! You’ve added CentOS EPEL repository to your centos installation.

1 thought on “Centos EPEL – Howto add EPEL repository to your Centos 6.x

  1. selva s

    Hi Etay Cohen-Solal,
    Im selva working with Linux Admin, and interested to lean new things, Im new to this Golang could you share some references for setting up and learning Golang.

    Selva S


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