EPEL (Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux) is a great source of quality packages maintained by fedora project community. CentOs or RHEL doesn’t support these packages.

These packages provide many popular piece of software such as wine, PhpMyAdmin, MySql and many more.


How to Install EPEL Repot on CentOs-7/RHEL7.

wine, PhpMyAdmin, MYSQL and many more.
wine, PhpMyAdmin, MYSQL and many more.

Step-1 Download Required RPM.

Make directory named ‘download’

mkdir /download && cd /download

Download the RPM file of EPEL Repo.

wget http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/beta/7/x86_64/epel-release-7-0.2.noarch.rpm


Step-2 Install the downloaded RPM

rpm -ivUh epel-release-7-0.2.noarch.rpm


Step-3 Enable EPEL Repository.

vi /etc/yum.repos.d/remi.repo

Change Enabled 0 to 1

[epel] name=Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux 7 – $basearch

Save & Exit



Step-4 Update yum list

yum list

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