is it safe to use epel and rpmforge at the same time ?

There are many repositories that you can add onto your RHEL/CENTOS/FEDORA OS to install additional software. full list of repos can be found here http://wiki.centos.org/AdditionalResources/Repositories however is it safe to just add the repos and start installing packages? yes and no. We will configure priorities to setup the repos to keep packages from conflicting. Also you will want to protect the base OS installation so that there is less corruption/conflicts later on. step 1 – install the plugin if its not installed already yum install -y yum-plugin-priorities yum-plugin-protectbase step 2 – setup priorities for *-Base.repo that came with your OS… Continue Reading