To enable the EPEL repository on CentOS 6.x, RedHat 6.x, or Oracle Linux 6.4 or higher

  1. On a computer that is connected to the internet, download the EPEL repository:
    wget http://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/6/x86_64/epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm
  2. Install the EPEL repository:
    rpm -Uvh epel-release-6*.rpm