EPEL package repository can be very beneficial. EPEL contains all the common packages that you may want to install. Unfortunately, EPEL is disabled in Amazon Linux 2. Let’s see how to enable it.
- Amazon Linux 2
- sudo privileges
Enable EPEL on Amazon Linux 2
Step 1. First, install the EPEL package:
sudo amazon-linux-extras install epel -y
Step 2. Once is installed, we can enable it with:
sudo yum-config-manager --enable epel
Step 3. To check if EPEL is enabled, list the repositories.
sudo yum repolist
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