EPEL or “Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux” is an online yum repository providing high quality of rpm packages. These packages are developed and tested on fedora, which is available for RHEL. RHEL 7 beta packages are also available to install now.
For RHEL 7(beta)
# rpm -Uvh http://epel.mirror.net.in/epel/beta/7/x86_64/epel-release-7-0.1.noarch.rpm
For CentOS/RHEL 6
On 32-Bit # rpm -Uvh http://epel.mirror.net.in/epel/6/i386/epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm On 64-Bit # rpm -Uvh http://epel.mirror.net.in/epel/6/x86_64/epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm
For CentOS/RHEL 5
On 32-Bit # rpm -Uvh http://epel.mirror.net.in/epel/5/i386/epel-release-5-4.noarch.rpm On 64-Bit # rpm -Uvh http://epel.mirror.net.in/epel/5/x86_64/epel-release-5-4.noarch.rpm