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

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180 Responses

  1. Fury says:

    The centos6 link does not seem to work. It might have been updated.

  2. RCD says:

    Centos 4 and Centos 5 are dead, you might want to remove references to them

    • Ravi Saive says:


      I totally agree both CentOS 4 and CentOS 5 are dead, even epel repository don’t have any packages for it, all links are dead. And also I have updated the article by removing CentOS 5 and 4 links.

  3. prasun says:

    unable install openstack in rhel 7…
    got error while installing ( #yum install openstack-packstack) :
    Error: Package: 1:openstack-packstack-10.0.1-1.el7.noarch (openstack-ocata)
    Requires: python-docutils
    You could try using –skip-broken to work around the problem
    You could try running: rpm -Va –nofiles –nodigest

    Kindly help …!!!!

  4. Naomi says:


    I got an error after issuing this command: yum –enablerepo=epel install phpmyadmin
    Could you help me please?

    Error: Package: php-tcpdf-6.2.13-1.el6.noarch (epel)
    Requires: php-posix
    Error: Package: php-tcpdf-6.2.13-1.el6.noarch (epel)
    Requires: php-bcmath
    Error: Package: php-tcpdf-6.2.13-1.el6.noarch (epel)
    Requires: php-tidy
    Error: Package: phpMyAdmin- (epel)
    Requires: php-mbstring
    Error: Package: php-php-gettext-1.0.12-1.el6.noarch (epel)
    Requires: php-mbstring
    Error: Package: php-tcpdf-6.2.13-1.el6.noarch (epel)
    Requires: php-mbstring
    You could try using –skip-broken to work around the problem
    ** Found 1 pre-existing rpmdb problem(s), ‘yum check’ output follows:
    SECU_PROD-2-1.i386 has missing requires of /usr/bin/sh

  5. Gaurav kumar says:

    Sir, I found error.

    This system is registered to Red Hat Subscription Management, but is not receiving updates. You can use subscription-manager to assign subscriptions.
    No package zabbix available.
    Error: Nothing to do

    what I do? please help me.

  6. Bhagyaraj says:

    Nice, i was trying for packages for RHEL 7, it worked well for me.
    Thank you Ravi Saive. Also thanks to other for queries it helps others too.

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