YUM ( Yellowdog Updater, Modified ) is an command-line package-management utility for RPM based Linux systems, It has been released under the GNU General Public License. Yum is useful for rpms which have dependencies, Yum searches for all dependencies of any RPM in all available repositories.

Below list contains top 5 yum repositories (RPMForge, EPEL, REMI, ATrpms, Webtatic) for RHEL based systems with installation links, which we needs to keep our system up to date with latest packages. These repositories having most of rpms required for servers.

1. Adding RPMForge Repository

Use following commands to install rpmforce repository on your CentOS/RHEL 7/6/5 systems.

CentOS/RHEL 7 x86 64bit:
# rpm -Uvh http://pkgs.repoforge.org/rpmforge-release/rpmforge-release-0.5.3-1.el7.rf.x86_64.rpm

CentOS/RHEL 6 x86 64bit:
# rpm -Uvh http://pkgs.repoforge.org/rpmforge-release/rpmforge-release-0.5.3-1.el6.rf.x86_64.rpm

CentOS/RHEL 6 x86 32bit:
# rpm -Uvh http://pkgs.repoforge.org/rpmforge-release/rpmforge-release-0.5.3-1.el6.rf.i686.rpm

CentOS/RHEL 5 x86 64bit:
# rpm -Uvh http://pkgs.repoforge.org/rpmforge-release/rpmforge-release-0.5.3-1.el5.rf.x86_64.rpm

CentOS/RHEL 5 x86 32bit:
# rpm -Uvh http://pkgs.repoforge.org/rpmforge-release/rpmforge-release-0.5.3-1.el5.rf.i386.rpm

2. Adding EPEL Repository

Use following commands to install EPEL yum repository on your CentOS/RHEL 7/6/5 systems.

CentOS/RHEL 7
# rpm -Uvh http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/7/x86_64/e/epel-release-7-5.noarch.rpm

CentOS/RHEL 6
# rpm -Uvh http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/6/x86_64/epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm

CentOS/RHEL 5
# rpm -Uvh http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/5/x86_64/epel-release-5-4.noarch.rpm

3. Adding REMI Repository

Use following commands to install REMI yum repository on your CentOS/RHEL 7/6/5 and Fedora 21/20 systems.

CentOS/RHEL 7
# rpm -Uvh http://rpms.famillecollet.com/enterprise/remi-release-7.rpm

CentOS/RHEL 6
# rpm -Uvh http://rpms.famillecollet.com/enterprise/remi-release-6.rpm

CentOS/RHEL 5
# rpm -Uvh http://rpms.famillecollet.com/enterprise/remi-release-5.rpm

Fedora 21
# rpm -Uvh http://rpms.famillecollet.com/fedora/remi-release-21.rpm

Fedora 20
# rpm -Uvh http://rpms.famillecollet.com/fedora/remi-release-20.rpm

4. Adding ATrpms Repository

Use following commands to install ATrpms yum repository on your CentOS/RHEL 7/6/5 and Fedora 20/19 systems.

CentOS/RHEL 7 x86 64bit:
# rpm -Uvh http://dl.atrpms.net/all/atrpms-repo-7-7.el7.x86_64.rpm

CentOS/RHEL 6 x86 64bit:
# rpm -Uvh http://dl.atrpms.net/all/atrpms-repo-6-7.el6.x86_64.rpm

CentOS/RHEL 6 x86 32bit:
# rpm -Uvh http://dl.atrpms.net/all/atrpms-repo-6-7.el6.i686.rpm

CentOS/RHEL 5 x86 64bit:
# rpm -Uvh http://dl.atrpms.net/all/atrpms-repo-5-7.el5.x86_64.rpm

CentOS/RHEL 5 x86 32bit:
# rpm -Uvh http://dl.atrpms.net/all/atrpms-repo-5-7.el5.i386.rpm

Fedora 20 x86 64bit:
# rpm -Uvh http://dl.atrpms.net/all/atrpms-repo-20-7.fc20.x86_64.rpm

Fedora 20 x86 32bit:
# rpm -Uvh http://dl.atrpms.net/all/atrpms-repo-20-7.fc20.i686.rpm

Fedora 19 x86 64bit:
# rpm -Uvh http://dl.atrpms.net/all/atrpms-repo-19-7.fc19.x86_64.rpm

Fedora 19 x86 32bit:
# rpm -Uvh http://dl.atrpms.net/all/atrpms-repo-19-7.fc19.i686.rpm

5. Adding Webtatic Repository

Use following commands to install REMI yum repository on your CentOS/RHEL 7/6/5 systems.

CentOS/RHEL 7:
# rpm -Uvh http://repo.webtatic.com/yum/el7/webtatic-release.rpm

CentOS/RHEL 6:
# rpm -Uvh http://repo.webtatic.com/yum/el6/latest.rpm

CentOS/RHEL 5:
# rpm -Uvh http://repo.webtatic.com/yum/el5/latest.rpm

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