How to Enable RPMForge Repository in RHEL/CentOS 7.x/6.x/5.x

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23 Responses

  1. Truong Nguyen says:

    Thanks very much Ravi Saive,. Intruction very good. I fixed this prolem.

  2. RAJESH says:

    Thanks Ravi. Good article on repository.

  3. Troy Wolf says:

    Arshad, regarding the 404 Not Found, you might be looking at the same issue I had. Note that in that long rpmforge URL, in the bit that is “.el7.”, that is NOT the number one. It is a lower-case “L”.

    That was the mistake I was making that looked just like the problem you posted.

  4. Cleber says:

    Many Thanks !

  5. Priyanka U says:

    Can anyone please suggest a site from which i can download all rpm packages for the installation of oracle 11g for Linux 32 bit? The below mentioned packages are not getting for downloading..

    rpm -Uvh libstdc++-devel-4.*

    rpm -Uvh glibc-common-2.*

    rpm -Uvh glibc-devel-2.*

    rpm -Uvh glibc-headers-2.*

    rpm -Uvh binutils-2.*

    rpm -Uvh ksh*

    rpm -Uvh compat-libstdc++-33*

    rpm -Uvh gcc-4.*

    rpm -Uvh gcc-c++-4.*

    rpm -Uvh libaio-0.*

  6. Arshad says:

    hi ravi,

    i am trying to follow as of your steps but at first step only it gives this error: HTTP request send awaiting response. ..404 Not found….can u please mail me what exactly issue

  7. kishore says:

    hi sir,

    I followed the steps given above but yum got into errors by giving the output as follows:

    could not retrieve mirrorlist http://apt.sw.be/redhat/el6/en/mirrors-rpmforge error was
    14:PYCURL ERROR 7-“could not connect to host”

    I am running centos 6.5 i386 version on a Virtual box. Internet connectivity is working fine.

    Pls help me out of this error.

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