You can easily install various packages by configuring a CentOS 8.x system to use Fedora EPEL repos and third party packages. This quick tutorial explains how to configure a CentOS Linux version 8.x to use the Fedora Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL) repository.
Run the following command:
# yum search epel epel-release.noarch : Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux repository configuration # yum -y install epel-release
Enable the PowerTools repo since EPEL package may depend on packages from it:
# yum config-manager --set-enabled PowerTools
To get more info about the package, run:
# yum info epel-release