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On CentOS 6 I cannot install GeoIP even though many websites describe installing GeoIP with the following commands:

yum install GeoIP GeoIP-devel GeoIP-data

I get No package GeoIP available.

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Seems like you need to add an additional repository. In CentOS5 the Geoip stuff was located in Centos Extras. Check out this link:

If the package is not in Extras try out the EPEL repo (howto is in the link above), they have the packages:

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It was in EPEL. Extras was already enabled by default. – unixman83 Mar 24 '12 at 12:51
how do i install on ubuntu – chovy Dec 26 '15 at 20:46

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