How To Install cm on CentOS 8
In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install cm on CentOS 8
yum package managers.
Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update
cm as well.
One-liner Install Command
If you are only interested in the installation command, here is a quick answer for you:
or if you use
sudo yum makecache && sudo yum -y install config-manager
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install config-manager
But if you are interested in the details with step-by-step instructions, the following information will be helpful.
cm and How to Install It?
Short description: manage directories with Arch, Bazaar, CVS, HTTP, FTP and/or Subversion
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 cm 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 cm 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 cm using
dnf by running the
sudo dnf -y install config-manager
Install cm on CentOS 8 using yum
Because cm is available in CentOS 8’s default
it is possible to install it from these repositories using the
To begin, update local packages database with
yum using the following command.
sudo yum makecache --refresh
Now can install cm package on your server/computer by running the following command:
sudo yum -y install config-manager
How to upgrade (update) a single package cm using yum?
To update all the packages available on the system:
If you want to update a specific package like cm in this example you should use the following command:
yum update config-manager
To downgrade a package to an earlier version:
yum downgrade config-manager
How to Upgrade cm 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 config-manager
How To remove cm from CentOS 8
To uninstall only the
cm package you can execute
sudo dnf remove config-manager
Extra info and code examples
config-manager is designed to manage directory trees. The components of a directory may be specified by a location from any of: - Arch - Bazaar (bzr) - CVS - FTP - HTTP - Subversion (svn) These directory trees are described by recipes (also known as configs) and are typically used to build software although nothing within config-manager prevents their use in, for example, web sites.
- Maintainer: unknown
- Sources url: unknown
- Section/Category: unknown
You now have a full guide on how to install
yum package managers.
Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall
the cm from CentOS 8.