Top RHEL / CentOS Repo's

Installing a new server can be a real pain, especially if the software you want to run is not included in the default packages provided by CentOS or RedHat. For that reason I always keep a quick cheat sheet on what I feel are the top repo’s to add to a new install.

Utter Ramblings – Updated PHP 5.2 and Apache 2.2.14

Website: http://www.jasonlitka.com/yum-repository/
Directions:
rpm –import http://www.jasonlitka.com/media/RPM-GPG-KEY-jlitka nano -w /etc/yum.repos.d/utterramblings.repo[utterramblings]name=Jason’s Utter Ramblings Repobaseurl=http://www.jasonlitka.com/media/EL$releasever/$basearch/ enabled=1 gpgcheck=1 gpgkey=http://www.jasonlitka.com/media/RPM-GPG-KEY-jlitka

RPMForge – Anything and Everything

Website: http://rpmrepo.org/RPMforge
Directions:
# Best if yum-priorities is installed first and all base repos get priority yum install yum-priorities#edit /etc/yum.repos.d/* and set priorities — Base and Update get 1 #Add priority=# to each repo definition# Import GPG-KEY rpm –import http://apt.sw.be/RPM-GPG-KEY.dag.txt# x86_64 wget http://apt.sw.be/redhat/el5/en/x86_64/rpmforge/RPMS/rpmforge-release-0.5.2-2.el5.rf.x86_64.rpm # i386 wget http://apt.sw.be/redhat/el5/en/i386/rpmforge/RPMS/rpmforge-release-0.5.2-2.el5.rf.i386.rpm# Install downloaded rpm rpm -i rpmforge-release-0.5.2-2.el5.rf.*.rpm

EPEL – Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux

Website: http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/EPEL
Directions:
# x86_64 wget http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/epel/5/x86_64/epel-release-5-4.noarch.rpm# i386 wget http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/epel/5/i386/epel-release-5-4.noarch.rpmrpm -i epel-release-5*.rpm

Webtatic.com

WebSite: http://webtatic.com

Directions:

http://webtatic.com/projects/yum-repository/