How to set up your EPEL repo

  • You need to make sure your Network is all set up right i.e. ping your gateway and all
  • Next, to  set up your repository do yum repolist to see all the repositories that are configured on your system (remember the directory is */etc/yum.repos.d/)
  • Here is the link to the EPEL website…………

    How to Enable EPEL Repository for RHEL/CentOS 7.x/6.x/5.x


    N.B. Make sure to find out what version of your O.S – you can use the command
    cat /etc/redhat-release – now install for your appropriate O.S

  • I’m doing this for a 64bit Centos 6, so i changed directory to /tmp and run below
    wget http://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/6/x86_64/epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm
    rpm -ivh epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm
  • Now if you do a yum repolist, you should see the newly configured repository
  • See this link here to set up httpd

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