Open .djvu file on CentOS (Linux)

DjVu is a file format designed primarily  to store scanned documents . It compresses documents to smaller size as compared to PDF files.

You can convert files to DjVu format with this  online tool.

Following Steps will help you install djvu viewer on CentOS and other Linux Distributions with yum install command.

To install djvu with yum you must have rpmforge.repo file in /etc/yum.repos.d/ directory.

If the file is not present then make a file named rpmforge.repo, open it with Text Editor and paste the following in it.


# Name: RPMforge RPM Repository for Red Hat Enterprise 5 - dag
# URL:
name = Red Hat Enterprise $releasever - - dag
#baseurl =$basearch/dag
mirrorlist =
#mirrorlist = file:///etc/yum.repos.d/mirrors-rpmforge
enabled = 1
protect = 0
gpgkey = file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-rpmforge-dag
gpgcheck = 1


Now install djvu viewer with following command

yum install djvulibre.i386


If the above does not work then search for djvu package with

yum search djvu

and install the library present with yum install.