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

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139 Responses

  1. Ameya says:

    I would say yum update after an repository is installed to bring it to latest version.

    • Ravi Saive says:


      I totally agreed to your point, yes we should update the repository after installing to bring the software packages to latest version.

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