Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL) Now Open
Posted on: 07/27/2007 05:15 PM

The Fedora Project launched a repository for Red Hat Enterprise Linux/CentOS

If you use enterprise-class Linux (EL) distributions derived from Fedora, such as Red Hat Enterprise Linux or CentOS, we have something very exciting for you.

Ever find yourself rebuilding one of the high-quality Fedora packages for your EL version because it didn't ship with the EL distro?

Friends, there is a new way. May we introduce ...

Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL)

EPEL is a community of package maintainers working from inside of Fedora. Many are the same people who maintain the Fedora version. Yet, there room for new packages and contributors. Currently, around 1000 packages are available, and we've been growing at the rate of several dozen packages every week.

http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/EPEL

How to use EPEL:

http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/EPEL/FAQ#howtouse

You can look for packages here:

http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/EPEL/FAQ#WhereIsTheSoftwareRepositoryLocate
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Looking for a package not in EPEL or other questions?

http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/EPEL/FAQ



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