[CentOS] Centos 6.3 - which repos to use?

Wed Jan 23 10:13:20 UTC 2013
Leon Fauster <leonfauster at googlemail.com>

Am 22.01.2013 um 22:19 schrieb m.roth at 5-cent.us:
> James Freer wrote:
>> I've just installed v6.3 as a desktop (from
>> Centos-6.3-i386-LiveCD.iso) and to get the hang of the Centos approach
>> and then hope to move on to a server. I've been using linux *buntu for
>> 5 years.
>> Hope i don't sound like a nit but i've got a little confused with the
>> repos. Hoping someone would be kind enough just to clarify. This
>> installation is for stability whilst installing the latest versions
>> available.
> <snip>
>> b] So which repos to use as i'm unsure where apps are i want to use
>> 3rd party repos
>> rpmforge (DAG), and EPEL seem likely
>> other repos seem likely to replace core packages which wouldn't be
>> applicable.
> <snip>
> Here at work, we use rpmfusion and epel. RPMforge too often has packages
> that have dependencies that conflict with base CentOS packages.

to be accurate: http://lists.repoforge.org/pipermail/users/2010-November/018282.html 

> I've been using elrepo *very* cautiously, but that's only been for kmod-nvidia.

in general: "the ELRepo Project focuses on hardware related packages to enhance 
your experience with Enterprise Linux. This includes filesystem drivers, graphics 
drivers, network drivers, sound drivers, webcam and video drivers." :-)