How to Install and Enable EPEL repository on EuroLinux 8
EPEL (Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux) repository is one of the most
popular third-party repositories for the Enterprise Linux family. From the 4th
November EuroLinux team included the original
epel-release package from EPEL in
the BaseOS repo. It was the most voted small quality of life change during our
first community meeting. The package is re-signed with a EuroLinux GPG key, so
there is no need to accept an external key to install this particular package.
The package version will be checked and updated if necessary during minor releases.
EPEL is an external repository that is community supported
As a company, we cannot provide proper care in terms of security, quality, support and lifecycle standards on a third-party repository. Nevertheless, the EPEL repository has a great history of community support.
Installing EPEL on EuroLinux
Installing EPEL on EuroLinux 8 and EuroLinux 7 is as simple as:
sudo yum install -y epel-release
EPEL is enabled by default
The base EPEL repository is enabled by default for modular (EuroLinux 8)
and non-modular packages. You can enable debuginfo and source packages in
From this moment, you can install and then use all EPEL goodies like