How To Install crxvt-big5 on CentOS 8

In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install crxvt-big5 on CentOS 8 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update crxvt-big5 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 rxvt-ml
or if you use dnf:
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install rxvt-ml

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

What is crxvt-big5 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 crxvt-big5 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 crxvt-big5 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 crxvt-big5 using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install rxvt-ml

Install crxvt-big5 on CentOS 8 using yum

Because crxvt-big5 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 crxvt-big5 package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install rxvt-ml

How to upgrade (update) a single package crxvt-big5 using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

If you want to update a specific package like crxvt-big5 in this example you should use the following command:

yum update rxvt-ml

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade rxvt-ml

How to Upgrade crxvt-big5 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 rxvt-ml

How To remove crxvt-big5 from CentOS 8

To uninstall only the crxvt-big5 package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove rxvt-ml

Extra info and code examples

Rxvt is an 8-bit clean, color xterm replacement that uses significantly less memory than a conventional xterm, mostly since it doesn't support toolkit configurability or Tek graphics, but also since features can be removed at compile-time to reflect your needs. This package contains three versions of rxvt: krxvt and crxvt, which support Japanese and Chinese characters, and grxvt, which supports both ELOT-928 (ISO-8859-7 standard) and IBM-437 keyboard translations for Greek character entry.

Conclusion

You now have a full guide on how to install crxvt-big5 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall the crxvt-big5 from CentOS 8.

See also:

How To Install crxvt-big5 on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install crxvt-big5 on CentOS 8

How To Install crxvt-big5 on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install crxvt-big5 on Kali Linux

How To Install crxvt-big5 on Debian 11

How To Install crxvt-big5 on Fedora 34

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