How To Install cloud-publish-tarball on CentOS 8

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

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

What is cloud-publish-tarball 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 cloud-publish-tarball 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 cloud-publish-tarball 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 cloud-publish-tarball using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install cloud-utils

Install cloud-publish-tarball on CentOS 8 using yum

Because cloud-publish-tarball 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 cloud-publish-tarball package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install cloud-utils

How to upgrade (update) a single package cloud-publish-tarball using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

If you want to update a specific package like cloud-publish-tarball in this example you should use the following command:

yum update cloud-utils

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade cloud-utils

How to Upgrade cloud-publish-tarball 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 cloud-utils

How To remove cloud-publish-tarball from CentOS 8

To uninstall only the cloud-publish-tarball package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove cloud-utils

Extra info and code examples

This package provides a useful set of utilities for managing cloud images. The euca2ools package (a dependency of cloud-utils) provides an Amazon EC2 API compatible set of utilities for bundling kernels, ramdisks, and root filesystems, and uploading them to either EC2 or UEC. The tasks associated with image bundling are often tedious and repetitive. The cloud-utils package provides several scripts that wrap the complicated tasks with a much simpler interface.

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install cloud-publish-tarball on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install cloud-publish-tarball on CentOS 8

How To Install cloud-publish-tarball on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install cloud-publish-tarball on Kali Linux

How To Install cloud-publish-tarball on Debian 11

How To Install cloud-publish-tarball on Fedora 34

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