Installing EPrints on RHEL/Fedora/CentOS

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  • RedHat Enterprise 5.5 (earlier versions may work)


Add the repository key:

rpm -ivh

... the RHEL updates repository:

rpm -ivh

... the EPrints repository:

rpm -ivh

Upgrade your XML libraries:

yum upgrade libxml libxslt perl-XML-LibXML perl-XML-LibXSLT

Install EPrints 3:

yum install eprints3


If you're using SELinux on your server you will need to give Apache read/rewrite access to the documents directory for any repository you create:

chcon -R -h -t httpd_sys_script_rw_t /opt/eprints3/archives/[repoid]/documents/