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How to Install RPMForge YUM Repository on CentOS and RHEL

RPMForge-repository
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Written by Santosh Prasad

RPMForge provides lots of packages for CentOS and RHEL systems. RPMForge is a collaborating a Dog and other packages. But now RPMForge repository has been dis-continued. Please use another yum repository to install packages on your CentOS and RHEL system.

Follow the below link to install  another repository.

Before dis-continued can install the RPMForge repository on your CentOS and RHEL system using below command.

On 32bit systems

# wget http://pkgs.repoforge.org/rpmforge-release/rpmforge-release-0.5.3-1.el6.rf.i686.rpm
# rpm -Uvh rpmforge-release-0.5.3-1.el6.rf.i686.rpm

On 64bit systems

# wget http://pkgs.repoforge.org/rpmforge-release/rpmforge-release-0.5.3-1.el6.rf.x86_64.rpm
# rpm -Uvh rpmforge-release-0.5.3-1.el6.rf.x86_64.rpm

After dis-continued RPMForge repository if you run the above command you may get below error.

# wget http://pkgs.repoforge.org/rpmforge-release/rpmforge-release-0.5.3-1.el6.rf.i686.rpm
--2017-11-24 00:35:03--  http://pkgs.repoforge.org/rpmforge-release/rpmforge-release-0.5.3-1.el6.rf.i686.rpm
Resolving pkgs.repoforge.org... 78.46.17.228
Connecting to pkgs.repoforge.org|78.46.17.228|:80... failed: Connection timed out.
Retrying.

--2017-11-24 00:36:07--  (try: 2)  http://pkgs.repoforge.org/rpmforge-release/rpmforge-release-0.5.3-1.el6.rf.i686.rpm

If you still want to install RPMForge repository on your system you can use alternate way. Follow the below command to install the RPMForge repository on your system.

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