RPMforge Download and Installation

 

RPMforge Download and Installation

 

 

RPMFORGE

 

 

RPMforge is an on-line repository server. It supports Centos and RHEL Operating systems. RPM-Forge contains huge number of RPM packages more than 7 thousand packages.It is generally not a part of Centos or Redhat Operating System but the RPMforge package will support both OS. It contains many media tools like mplayer, vlc, wine, xmms-mp3 and so on.
 
How to download and Install RPMforge
 
Step 1: Go to the below website it contains huge number of rpmforge listed with    32/64 bit wise.
            http://pkgs.repoforge.org/rpmforge-release/
 
Step 2: Right Click any package and select copy link location. Now go to Command prompt
            #wget http://pkgs.repoforge.org/rpmforge-release/rpmforge-release-0.5.2-2.el5.rf.i386.rpm
 
Step 3: Install the downloaded packages and check in the /etc/yum.repos.d/ folder Whether the packages is installed.
 
 
Check out how many packages available in rpmforge
 
#yum list all | wc -l
 
Check out the media packages available in rpmforge
 
#yum list all | grep -E ‘wine|vlc|mplayer|xmms-mp3′