How To Install cpp-4.8 on CentOS 8
In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install cpp-4.8 on CentOS 8
yum package managers.
Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update
cpp-4.8 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 cpp-4.8
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install cpp-4.8
But if you are interested in the details with step-by-step instructions, the following information will be helpful.
cpp-4.8 and How to Install It?
Short description: GNU C preprocessor
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 cpp-4.8 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 cpp-4.8 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 cpp-4.8 using
dnf by running the
sudo dnf -y install cpp-4.8
Install cpp-4.8 on CentOS 8 using yum
Because cpp-4.8 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 cpp-4.8 package on your server/computer by running the following command:
sudo yum -y install cpp-4.8
How to upgrade (update) a single package cpp-4.8 using yum?
To update all the packages available on the system:
If you want to update a specific package like cpp-4.8 in this example you should use the following command:
yum update cpp-4.8
To downgrade a package to an earlier version:
yum downgrade cpp-4.8
How to Upgrade cpp-4.8 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 cpp-4.8
How To remove cpp-4.8 from CentOS 8
To uninstall only the
cpp-4.8 package you can execute
sudo dnf remove cpp-4.8
Extra info and code examples
A macro processor that is used automatically by the GNU C compiler to transform programs before actual compilation. This package has been separated from gcc for the benefit of those who require the preprocessor but not the compiler.
- 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 cpp-4.8 from CentOS 8.