Install the EPEL repository package

1. Install the EPEL package using the command below.


 The full link for the RHEL 6 EPEL package and the links for the lower versions of RHEL are provided below. The rpm command prior to RHEL 6 cannot handle http redirects so no bit.ly links have been provided.

- http://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/6/i386/epel-release-6-7.noarch.rpm
- http://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/5/i386/epel-release-5-4.noarch.rpm

2. Verify the installation using the command below. You should see epel in the output.

yum repolist

3. Install the Yum priorities package using the command below.

yum install yum-priorities
 
4. Edit the file /etc/yum.repos.d/epel.repo and add the line below under 
the [epel] section. 
 
vi /etc/yum.repos.d/epel.repo 
 
priority=10 
 
5. Test your configuration using the command below. You should see 
a priority protections message in the output. 
 
yum check-update 
 
 
 
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