Manage thirdparty repository : rpmforge

Install rpmforge as below :

1. Download the rpm :

For 32 bit :


For 64 bit:


2. Install key :

rpm --import

3. Verify the key :

rpm -K rpmforge-release-0.5.2-2.el5.rf.*.rpm

4.Install :

rpm -ivh rpmforge-release-0.5.2-2.el5.rf.*.rpm

Installation finisehed. Make sure that the following  entry is enabled in /etc/yum.repos.d/rpmforge.repo

enabled = 1

Append the below at the end :

priority = 3

List installed repos  :
yum repolist

Check the repo priority :

yum check-update

Enjoy 🙂


ps : To uninstall the rpmforge repo : rpm -e rpmforge



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