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Passenger YUM repository (.rpm packages)

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We provide YUM/RPM repositories for installing Passenger on Enterprise Linux (Red Hat, CentOS, Rocky, Alma) systems. There are separate repositories for the open source and Enterprise versions.

No Amazon Linux support

Our YUM repository may not be used with Amazon Linux. Amazon Linux is too different from Enterprise Linux. If you are on Amazon Linux, you should use the generic installation method through tarball or RubyGems.

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Using the YUM repository

Install latest Passenger Standalone from YUM

Please read the installation guide. When asked to select an installation method, select "Red Hat, CentOS, Rocky, Alma".

Upgrade an YUM-installed Passenger Standalone

Please read the upgrade guide.

Uninstall an YUM-installed Passenger Standalone

Please read the uninstallation guide.

Background information and release policy

Always up-to-date

Our packages are automatically built by our build server after we push out a source release, and thus are always up to date with the official source releases.

Limited architectures

Packages are available for the x86_64 and aarch64 architectures only. Aarch64 packages are not available for el7.

Supported distribution versions

Our policy is to support all Enterprise Linux (Red Hat, CentOS, Rocky, Alma) releases that still receive full updates by their vendors. The earliest Enterprise Linux version we support is version 7.

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