Upgrading CentOS/RHEL from Minimal Installation with YUM

If you have installed CentOS/RHEL Minimal server installation, you may have lots of troubles with not installed packages. There is a way to install all packages, required by a Basic Server, using yum groupinstall command. groupinstall – is used to install all of the individual packages in a group, of the specified types. [groupinstall] – […]

EPEL Repo on CentOS 7/6 – Installation Guide

The EPEL repository (Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux) is an open source and free community based repository project from Fedora team, which provides 100% high quality add-on software packages for Linux distributions. The following article describes how to install and enable the EPEL repository on CentOS-7/6, how to verify the EPEL installation and how to […]

Adding RHEL DVD as Repository

Perform the next steps to add RHEL installation DVD as repository. Step 1: Create mount point and mount the DVD $ mkdir /mnt/rhel-dvd && mount -t iso9660 -o ro /dev/cdrom /mnt/rhel-dvd Step 2: Create RHEL repo list and call it ‘rhel-dvd.repo’ $ touch /etc/yum.repos.d/rhel-dvd.repo Step 3: Add the following config to ‘rhel-dvd.repo’ [rhel-dvd] name=Red Hat […]