How to enable EPEL 6 and RPMFusion on CentOS 6.4

This quick tutorial will guide you how to install or enable the EPEL 6 and RPMFusion repository on CentOS 6.4. Both EPEL and RPMFusion repository provides many updated applications and packages for your CentOS system. These are must have repository for CentOS users.

First, we need to install EPEL 6 before installing RPMFusion. To install EPEL 6 on CentOS 6.4 simply download the .rpm file from this link below.

epel-release-6-8.noarch 

Once downloaded you can install it using command

rpm -ivh epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm

In a moment, EPEL 6 should be installed and enabled on your CentOS 6.4

Next is to enable RPMFusion on CentOS 6.4. Simply execute this command

su -c ‘yum localinstall –nogpgcheck http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/el/updates/6/i386/rpmfusion-free-release-6-1.noarch.rpm http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/el/updates/6/i386/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-6-1.noarch.rpm’

OK that’s it.

Ariel

3 Comments

  1. You really make it seem so easy with your
    presentation but I find this matter to be really something that I think I would never understand.
    It seems too complicated and very broad for me. I am looking forward for your next post, I
    will try to get the hang of it!

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