How to Install Extra Repository for Redhat Enterprise Linux 6 (RHEL6)

In this post, i will show you on how to setup Extra Yum Repository for Redhat Enterprise Linux 6 (RHEL6).

1. How to Setup Local Yum Repository from CD-ROM/DVD-ROM image on RHEL 6

2. Setup epel yum repository for RHEL 6.

    [root@rhel6 ~]# cd /tmp
    [root@rhel6 tmp]# wget http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/epel/6/i386/epel-release-6-5.noarch.rpm
    --2012-01-24 08:54:00--  http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/epel/6/i386/epel-release-6-5.noarch.rpm
    Resolving download.fedora.redhat.com... 209.132.181.26, 209.132.181.27, 209.132.181.23, ...
    Connecting to download.fedora.redhat.com|209.132.181.26|:80... connected.
    HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
    Length: 14064 (14K) [application/x-rpm]
    Saving to: âepel-release-6-5.noarch.rpmâ
    
    100%[==========================================================>] 14,064      41.3K/s   in 0.3s
    
    2012-01-24 08:54:01 (41.3 KB/s) - âepel-release-6-5.noarch.rpmâ
    
    [root@rhel6 tmp]# rpm -Uvh epel-release-6-5.noarch.rpm
    warning: epel-release-6-5.noarch.rpm: Header V3 RSA/SHA256 Signature, key ID 0608b895: NOKEY
    Preparing...                ########################################### [100%]
       1:epel-release           ########################################### [100%]
    
    [root@rhel6 tmp]# yum repolist
    Loaded plugins: rhnplugin
    This system is not registered with RHN.
    RHN support will be disabled.
    epel/metalink                                                                | 3.8 kB     00:00
    epel                                                                         | 4.3 kB     00:00
    epel/primary_db                                                              | 3.4 MB     00:38
    repo id                          repo name                                                    status
    RHEL6-Repository                 RHEL6 repository                                             13,395
    epel                             Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux 6 - i386                  5,625
    repolist: 19,020
    

3. Setup Atomic yum repository for RHEL 6.

    [root@rhel6 tmp]# wget http://www6.atomicorp.com/channels/atomic/redhat/6/i386/RPMS/atomic-release-1.0-13.el6.art.noarch.rpm
    --2012-01-24 19:42:14--  http://www6.atomicorp.com/channels/atomic/redhat/6/i386/RPMS/atomic-release-1.0-13.el6.art.noarch.rpm
    Resolving www6.atomicorp.com... 69.20.6.166
    Connecting to www6.atomicorp.com|69.20.6.166|:80... connected.
    HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
    Length: 6332 (6.2K) [application/x-rpm]
    Saving to: âatomic-release-1.0-13.el6.art.noarch.rpmâ
    
    100%[==========================================================>] 6,332       20.7K/s   in 0.3s
    
    2012-01-24 19:42:15 (20.7 KB/s) - âatomic-release-1.0-13.el6.art.noarch.rpmâ
    
    [root@rhel6 tmp]# rpm -Uvh atomic-release-1.0-13.el6.art.noarch.rpm
    warning: atomic-release-1.0-13.el6.art.noarch.rpm: Header V3 DSA/SHA1 Signature, key ID 5ebd2744: NOKEY
    Preparing...                ########################################### [100%]
       1:atomic-release         ########################################### [100%]
    
    [root@rhel6 ~]# yum repolist
    Loaded plugins: rhnplugin
    This system is not registered with RHN.
    RHN support will be disabled.
    repo id               repo name                                                               status
    RHEL6-Repository      RHEL6 repository                                                        13,395
    atomic                CentOS / Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6Server - atomicrocketturtle.com         394
    epel                  Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux 6 - i386                             5,625
    repolist: 19,414
    

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