Install REMI Repository On RHEL / CentOS / Scientific Linux 6.x, 5.x And Fedora 20, 19, 18

Install REMI Repository On RHEL / CentOS / Scientific Linux 6.x, 5.x And Fedora 20, 19, 18

This tutorial describes how to add REMI repository which is created and maintained by a French guy named Remi Collect. REMI repository is free to use and is very stable.

You might want to look our previous tutorials about EPEL repository.

Install REMI Repository On RHEL / CentOS / Scientific Linux / Fedora

Please be mindful that you should use REMI repository along with EPEL repository. Otherwise you may end up with dependency problem sometimes.

On Fedora 20  i386 or x86_64:

# wget
# yum install remi-release-20.rpm

On Fedora 19  i386 or x86_64:

# wget
# yum install remi-release-19.rpm

On Fedora 18  i386 or x86_64:

# rpm -Uvh

On Enterprise Linux 6 i386 or x86_64:

# wget
# rpm -Uvh remi-release-6.rpm
# for RHEL only
# rhn-channel --add --channel=rhel-$(uname -i)-server-optional-6

On Enterprise Linux 5 i386 or x86_64:

# wget
# rpm -Uvh remi-release-5.rpm

Enable REMI repository

Edit file remi.repo,

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

Find the line enabled =0 and change it to 1 to enable REMI repository.


Save and close the file.

Now list out the installed repositories with command:

# yum repolist

Sample output:

Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, security
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
 * base:
 * epel:
 * extras:
 * remi:
 * updates:
repo id                                                  repo name                                                                                       status
base                                                     CentOS-6 - Base                                                                                 4,802
epel                                                     Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux 6 - i386                                                    8,385
extras                                                   CentOS-6 - Extras                                                                                  12
remi                                                     Les RPM de remi pour Enterprise Linux 6 - i386                                                  1,362
updates                                                  CentOS-6 - Updates                                                                                211
repolist: 14,772

Now you’re ready to install packages. You can install packages using command:

# yum install <package-name>


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