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How to install libboost-devel on CentOS 6.3?

I have tried the following command:

yum install libboost-devel

Output:

Loaded plugins: fastestmirror
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
 * base: mirror.ellogroup.com
 * extras: mirror.ellogroup.com
 * updates: mirror.ellogroup.com
Setting up Install Process
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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    Works perfectly on CentOS 7.3 x64 as well, many thanks! (April 21, 2017) – Rob R. Apr 21 '17 at 19:35

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