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How to install libboost-devel on CentOS 6.3?

I have tried the following command:

yum install libboost-devel


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No package libboost-devel available.
Error: Nothing to do
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You'll want to install the boost-devel package.

Package description: boost-devel.x86_64 : The Boost C++ headers and shared development libraries

yum install boost-devel
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