How To Install atmtcp on CentOS 8

In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install atmtcp on CentOS 8 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update atmtcp as well.

One-liner Install Command

If you are only interested in the installation command, here is a quick answer for you:

sudo yum makecache && sudo yum -y install atm-tools
or if you use dnf:
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install atm-tools

But if you are interested in the details with step-by-step instructions, the following information will be helpful.

What is atmtcp and How to Install It?

First things first, you will need access to a server or computer running CentOS 8. This guide was written specifically with a server running CentOS 8 in mind, although it should also work on older, supported versions of the operating system.

Also, make sure you are running a regular, non-root user with sudo privileges configured on your server. When you have an account available, log in as your non-root user to begin.

There are several ways to install atmtcp on CentOS 8. You can use (links are clickable):

In the following sections, we will describe each method in detail. You can choose one of them or refer to the recommended one.

Install atmtcp on CentOS 8 using dnf

First, update dnf packages database with dnf by running the next command:

sudo dnf makecache --refresh

After updating database, You can install atmtcp using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install atm-tools

Install atmtcp on CentOS 8 using yum

Because atmtcp is available in CentOS 8’s default repositories, it is possible to install it from these repositories using the yum packaging system.

To begin, update local packages database with yum using the following command.

sudo yum makecache --refresh

Now can install atmtcp package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install atm-tools

How to upgrade (update) a single package atmtcp using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

If you want to update a specific package like atmtcp in this example you should use the following command:

yum update atm-tools

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade atm-tools

How to Upgrade atmtcp on CentOS 8 with dnf?

When you run the dnf update, all system packages with available updates are updated. However, if you want to upgrade a single package, then you would have to pass the package name as the argument to the dnf update command.

dnf update atm-tools

How To remove atmtcp from CentOS 8

To uninstall only the atmtcp package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove atm-tools

Extra info and code examples

This package provides all the basic programs needed for setting up, monitoring and tuning ATM networks. Such as: * atmsigd, an ATM signal daemon that implements the ATM UNI protocol. * atmtcp, a tool to setup ATM over TCP connections. * atmarpd, an implementation of the ATMARP protocol (RFC1577, RFC1755) * zeppelin, an ATM LAN Emulation client daemon * les and bus, ATM LAN Emulation service daemons Notice that upstream still flags these tools as experimental software and says that there is still a number of known bugs and issues. The software is, however, in productive use at a number of sites and is working reliably.


You now have a full guide on how to install atmtcp using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall the atmtcp from CentOS 8.

See also:

How To Install atmtcp on CentOS 8

How To Install atmtcp on Fedora 34

How To Install atmtcp on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install atmtcp on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install atmtcp on Kali Linux

How To Install atmtcp on Debian 11