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Old 11-05-2014, 01:56 PM   #1
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Linux Softwares


Where i can find linux softwares for CentOS(6.2)?
please tell websites from where i can download rpm packages
 
Old 11-05-2014, 02:40 PM   #2
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The page below gives a pretty good explanation.

https://www.centos.org/docs/5/html/D...rpm-using.html
 
Old 11-05-2014, 02:41 PM   #3
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http://rpmfind.net/

Just remember, if you break your system, you get to keep all the pieces.
 
Old 11-05-2014, 03:27 PM   #4
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6.2? Why are you running 6.2???

CentOS 6 is up to 6.6, 6.2 is from years ago and is horrifically out of date. Do a yum update (may need several) and bring that system up to date. For that matter, 99% of the software you might need is also available via yum. You may need to bring in a 3rd party repo or two, but it's rare that you would find a piece of software that's available as a CentOS 6 rpm, that isn't available in a repo via yum. If it's not available in a repo, chances are you need to build it from source.
 
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Before using other repositories, read these
http://wiki.centos.org/AdditionalResources/Repositories
http://wiki.centos.org/PackageManagement/Yum/Priorities
 
  


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