How to install RPMForge Repository in RHEL/Centos

RPMforge is a collaboration of Dag and other packagers. They provide over 5000 packages for CentOS, including wine, vlc, mplayer, xmms-mp3, and other popular media tools. It is not part of Red Hat or CentOS but is designed to work with those distributions.

How to install RPMForge in RHEL 5/Centos 5?

Run the following command to download and install RPMForge in RHEL 5 based systems:

i386:

rpm -ivh http://packages.sw.be/rpmforge-release/rpmforge-release-0.5.2-2.el5.rf.i386.rpm

x86_64:

rpm -ivh http://packages.sw.be/rpmforge-release/rpmforge-release-0.5.2-2.el5.rf.x86_64.rpm

How to install RPMForge in RHEL 6/Centos 6?

Run the following command to download and install RPMForge in RHEL 6 based systems:

i386 (32bit):

rpm -ivh http://packages.sw.be/rpmforge-release/rpmforge-release-0.5.2-2.el6.rf.i686.rpm

x86_64 (64bit):

rpm -ivh http://packages.sw.be/rpmforge-release/rpmforge-release-0.5.2-2.el6.rf.x86_64.rpm

You can install DAG’s GPG key as following:

rpm --import http://apt.sw.be/RPM-GPG-KEY.dag.txt

Now you can install packages from RPMForge, like

yum install libtorrent

To view the complete list of RPMForge Packages, visit the following page:

http://packages.sw.be/

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