If you are looking for the latest rpm packages for CentOS 5.8 / RHEL / Redhat, the remi repository can be very useful.
Following the steps below, you can easily add, enable and then update your box with the latest packages from the REMI Repository.
Download and install the packages, then remove the downloaded files:
rpm -Uvh remi-release-5*.rpm epel-release-5*.rpm
/bin/rm epel-release-5-4.noarch.rpm remi-release-5.rpm
Edit the file /etc/yum.repos.d/remi.repo with your favorite text editor
Change enabled from "0" to "1" or run the following:
perl -pi -e 's/enabled=0/enabled=1/g' /etc/yum.repos.d/remi.repo
Update with: yum update
Enjoy the latest packages from the Remi Repository
Remi Repository is not associated with Springs Hosting in any way.
The above directions are supplied as is and without warranty.
These directions were updated on 4/3/2011.
Feel free to notify us if they are out of date.