How To Install brailleutils on CentOS 8

In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install brailleutils on CentOS 8 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update brailleutils 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 brailleutils
or if you use dnf:
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install brailleutils

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

What is brailleutils 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 brailleutils 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 brailleutils 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 brailleutils using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install brailleutils

Install brailleutils on CentOS 8 using yum

Because brailleutils 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 brailleutils package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install brailleutils

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

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update brailleutils

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade brailleutils

How to Upgrade brailleutils 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 brailleutils

How To remove brailleutils from CentOS 8

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

sudo dnf remove brailleutils

Extra info and code examples

BrailleUtils provides a cross platform API for embossing and converting braille in PEF-format. It also supports conversion to and from commonly used "braille" text formats. This package contains a command-line user interface.

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install brailleutils on CentOS 8

How To Install brailleutils on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install brailleutils on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install brailleutils on Kali Linux

How To Install brailleutils on Debian 11

How To Install brailleutils on Fedora 34

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