How to Install Epel Repository in CentOS 7
Epel repository (Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux) can install on CentOS 7 Using either yum or rpm command. It is Very easy to install using yum command.
Install Using Yum Command
Open Your Terminal in CentOS and type
yum install epel-release
Once the installation is finished type yum repolist on the terminal to verify that epel repository for CentOS has been enabled.
Install using RPM Command
Just to show you RPM Command also can use to install epel on CentOS. First, you need to Download the latest rpm package from the Download Site. For example, we can use wget command.
Then install the rpm file you just download using RPM Command
rpm -Uvh epel-release-7-5.noarch.rpm
Version number (7.5) of the rpm file could be different at the time you download
Below is the list useful softwares and packages that comes with Epel Repository
Htop – Is a Linux monitoring tool and Alternative to top command.
FileZilla – Most Popular FTP Client
phpMyAdmin – Web Based Graphical User Interface to Manage MySQL and MariaDB Servers.