How to Prepare Other Yum Repositories For RHEL/CentOS 5

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There are three updated yum repositories for RHEL/ CentOS. Remi and Webtatic repository are my favorites. Follow below steps to install some other repositories into yum.repos.d.

Install epel Repository

64 Bit OS

    [root@myserver tmp]# wget http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/epel/5/x86_64/
    epel-release-5-4.noarch.rpm
    

32 Bit OS

    [root@myserver tmp]# wget http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/epel/5/i386/
    epel-release-5-4.noarch.rpm
    
    [root@myserver tmp]# rpm --import http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/epel/
    RPM-GPG-KEY-EPEL
    [root@myserver tmp]# rpm -K epel-release-5-4.noarch.rpm
    epel-release-5-4.noarch.rpm: (sha1) dsa sha1 md5 gpg OK
    [root@myserver tmp]# rpm -ivh epel-release-5-4.noarch.rpm
    Preparing...            ########################################### [100%]
    1:epel-release          ########################################### [100%]
    

Install Remi Repository

    [root@myserver tmp]# wget http://rpms.famillecollet.com/enterprise/
    remi-release-5.rpm
    [root@myserver tmp]# rpm -Uvh remi-release-5.rpm
    warning: remi-release-5.rpm: Header V4 DSA signature: NOKEY, key ID 00f97f56
    Preparing...            ########################################### [100%]
    1:remi-release          ########################################### [100%]
    

Install Webtatic Repository

64 Bit OS

    [root@myserver tmp]# wget http://repo.webtatic.com/yum/centos/5/x86_64/
    webtatic-release-5-2.noarch.rpm
    

32 Bit OS

    [root@myserver tmp]# wget http://repo.webtatic.com/yum/centos/5/i386/
    webtatic-release-5-2.noarch.rpm
    
    [root@myserver tmp]# rpm --import http://repo.webtatic.com/yum/RPM-GPG-KEY-webtatic-andy
    [root@myserver tmp]# rpm -K webtatic-release-5-2.noarch.rpm
    webtatic-release-5-2.noarch.rpm: (sha1) dsa sha1 md5 gpg OK
    [root@myserver tmp]# rpm -Uvh webtatic-release-5-2.noarch.rpm
    Preparing...            ########################################### [100%]
    1:webtatic-release      ########################################### [100%]
    

How To use these repositories
yum –enablerepo=epel install [rpm package]
yum –enablerepo=remi install [rpm package]
yum –enablerepo=webtatic install [rpm package]

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