How to install EPEL Repository on CentOS 7.0

This tutorial is going to show you how to install or enable the EPEL Repository on CentOS 7.0. EPEL Repository contains many important packages for Fedora based Linux as well as CentOS 7.0.  EPEL (Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux) is open source and free community based repository project from Fedora team which provides 100% high quality add-on software packages for Linux distribution including RHEL (Red Hat Enterprise Linux), CentOS, and Scientific Linux. Epel project is not a part of RHEL/Cent OS but it is designed for major Linux distributions by providing lots of open source packages like networking, sys admin, programming, monitoring and so on. Most of the epel packages are maintained by Fedora repo (

How to install EPEL Repository on CentOS 7.0

A. Install wget

First its recommended to install wget for easier usage.

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B. Install EPEL repository


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