EPEL is referred to as the additional packages Enterprise Linux, Fedora EPEL is created by a special interest group, maintenance and management for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and its derivative distributions (such as CentOS, Scientific Linux, Oracle Enterprise Linux ) additional packages of a quality project.
EPEL packages are usually not in conflict with the official source Enterprise Linux packages occurs or replace files with each other. EPEL project is consistent with Fedora, it contains a complete system build, upgrade manager, image manager, and so on.
Attached EPEL official website: http: //fedoraproject.org/wiki/EPEL/zh-cn
B, download and install the EPEL
[Root @ localhost ~] # wget http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-7.noarch.rpm
[Root @ localhost ~] # rpm -ivh epel-release-latest-7.noarch.rpm
[Root @ localhost ~] # yum repolist ## checks whether the source has been added to the list
OK, good checks have been added to the source after yum can be installed
RPM installation errors occur:
Error: extract the compressed file in the file / usr / share / doc / epel-release-7 / GPL; 55d6d507 failure: cpio: read failure - No such file or directory
This error occurs due to an error downloading the source files and re-download it again just fine