How To Install cgal_create_CMakeLists on CentOS 8

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

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

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

sudo dnf -y install libcgal-dev

Install cgal_create_CMakeLists on CentOS 8 using yum

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

sudo yum -y install libcgal-dev

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

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update libcgal-dev

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade libcgal-dev

How to Upgrade cgal_create_CMakeLists 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 libcgal-dev

How To remove cgal_create_CMakeLists from CentOS 8

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

sudo dnf remove libcgal-dev

Extra info and code examples

CGAL (Computational Geometry Algorithms Library) makes the most important of the solutions and methods developed in computational geometry available to users in industry and academia in a C++ library. The goal is to provide easy access to useful, reliable geometric algorithms. This package contains the header files and static libraries for libCGAL.so, libCGAL_Core.so, and libCGAL_ImageIO.so. The header files and static libraries for libCGAL_Qt5.so can be found in the package libcgal-qt5-dev.

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install cgal_create_CMakeLists on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install cgal_create_CMakeLists on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install cgal_create_CMakeLists on CentOS 8

How To Install cgal_create_CMakeLists on Kali Linux

How To Install cgal_create_CMakeLists on Debian 11

How To Install cgal_create_CMakeLists on Fedora 34

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