How to Install RPM Packages on CentOS

Posted by linuxize on Apr 14, 2019 3:59 AM EDT; By linuxize
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RPM is a packaging system used by Red Hat and its derivatives such as CentOS and Fedora.

The official CentOS repositories contain thousands of RPM packages which can be installed using the yum command line utility. Packages that are not available in the standard CentOS repositories can be easily installed by enabling the appropriate repository.

But not all software vendors provide a yum repository for their application. Most often in those situations, they will have a download page from where you can download and install the RPM package or download and compile the software from sources.

In this tutorial, we will show you two methods of how to install RPM packages on CentOS.

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