CentOS 7/ RHEL 7 – Install EPEL Fedora Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux repository

 

This is the typical method for added the EPEL repository using

sudo yum install epel-release

This method allows your to install it directly from the the Fedora project URL using yum.

sudo yum install https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-7.noarch.rpm

You could also use RPM to install the package directly from the Fedora project URL.

sudo rpm -i https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-7.noarch.rpm

You can also using wget to download the package and install using yum or rpm.

##Change directory to /tmp ##
cd /tmp

##Download the RPM using wget ##
wget https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-7.noarch.rpm

##Install using RPM ##
sudo rpm -i epel-release-latest-7.noarch.rpm

##Or using yum ##

sudo yum install epel-release-latest-7.noarch.rpm

 

 

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