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I have yum and rpm, and I really only how to install packages using these commands. When I tried to yum install figlet on a new CentOS6 virtual machine it couldn't find it in the mirrors list. I tried to localinstall a figlet package but it wasnt signed and yum wouldnt install it.

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here you can download the figlet packge and install it with rpm -U, or do yum --nogpgcheck packgename .

as a general recommendation, i am encourge you to add the RpmForge repos to you centos installation, since it includes a lot of programs.

see this answer.

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haha thats an answer to my question! –  qodeninja Jan 27 at 22:29
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