[CentOS] Centos 6.3 - which repos to use?

Thu Jan 24 21:49:21 UTC 2013
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On Thu, Jan 24, 2013 at 2:27 PM, James Freer <jessejazza3.uk at gmail.com> wrote:
>> i do not recommend to use this two repos simultaniuous (or use priorities!).
>> LF
> hmmm - well what is one supposed to do? I've got EPEL installed fine
> but that doesn't have abiword, pyrenamer and some of the the other...
> fairly standard apps. I turned to Centos after Fedora has proved to be
> a bit dodgy. Centos along with debian are supposed to be the TWO main
> community distros. If rpmforge shouldn't be installed (as you've
> advised) it seems i need to look at another distro.

I generally leave epel enabled and if I need any other repositories
for specific packages, set 'enabled=0' in the yum config for them.
Then you can
'yum --enablerepo=repo_name install package_name'
without too many surprises.

  Les Mikesell
     lesmikesell at gmail.com