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Adding EPEL repository on CentOS

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).

Before adding any EPEL repository please be sure about your CentOS release. PS: x86_64 only..!

[root@mail-proxy ~]# cat /etc/redhat-release 
CentOS release 5.9 (Final)

or

[root@8bitplus ~]# cat /etc/redhat-release 
CentOS release 6.4 (Final)

or

[root@Neverland ~]# cat /etc/redhat-release 
CentOS Linux release 7.0.1406 (Core)

You can add releated EPEL repo via rpm..

CentOS-5

rpm -Uvh http://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/5/x86_64/epel-release-5-4.noarch.rpm

CentOS-6

rpm -Uvh http://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/6/x86_64/epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm

CentOS-7

rpm -Uvh http://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/7/x86_64/epel-release-7-5.noarch.rpm

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