How to install Remi repo
Step 1: Login with root
Login to your server as root or as a user with root privilege (sudo) via your favorite SSH client like Putty,Terminal etc.
Step 2: Now download the .rpm file using wget command. Make sure you download the correct version for your CentOS version
# For CentOS/RHEL/Scientific Linux 7 x86_64 wget http://rpms.famillecollet.com/enterprise/remi-release-7.rpm # For CentOS/RHEL/Scientific Linux 6 i386 or x86_64 wget http://rpms.famillecollet.com/enterprise/remi-release-6.rpm # For CentOS/RHEL/Scientific Linux 5 i386 or x86_64 wget http://rpms.famillecollet.com/enterprise/remi-release-5.rpm
Step 3 : Now, you can install it using RPM command
# For CentOS/RHEL/Scientific Linux 7 x86_64 rpm -Uvh remi-release-7.rpm # For CentOS/Scientific Linux 6 i386 or x86_64 rpm -Uvh remi-release-6.rpm # For RHEL 6 i386 or x86_64 rhn-channel --add --channel=rhel-$(uname -i)-server-optional-6 # For CentOS/RHEL/Scientific Linux 5 i386 or x86_64 rpm -Uvh remi-release-5.rpm
step 4: Enable Remi repository
Find the line enabled =0 and change it to 1 to enable REMI repository.
Now list out the installed repositories with command.
# yum repolist
step 5: Now, you’re ready to install packages using yum command to install, update or delete any package
yum install <package name>
The official website https://rpms.remirepo.net/ is very useful to set it up in other RPM-based distributions.
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That's all :)