First download the appropriate
rpmforge-release package for your distribution:
Then you can use
yum to install the downloaded package. The package installation will enable the RepoForge repo for subsequent use via
More detailed instructions and recommendations are available on the CentOS wiki.
cat /etc/redhat-releaseto find which release of EL you are using
uname -ato find your processor architecture
rpm -ivh package-filenameto install the rpmforge-release package (also works with URLs)
- You can use
curlto download the package using one of the above links if needed (for example on a server with no X Window)
- Then you can use
yumto install the available packages from the RepoForge repo, e.g.
yum install --enablerepo=rpmforge-extras
- Afterward, you can disable accidental updates from the repo by setting
enabled = 0in the repo definition file in