How To Install cuda-gdbserver on CentOS 8

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

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

What is cuda-gdbserver 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 cuda-gdbserver 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 cuda-gdbserver 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 cuda-gdbserver using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install nvidia-cuda-gdb

Install cuda-gdbserver on CentOS 8 using yum

Because cuda-gdbserver 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 cuda-gdbserver package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install nvidia-cuda-gdb

How to upgrade (update) a single package cuda-gdbserver using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update nvidia-cuda-gdb

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade nvidia-cuda-gdb

How to Upgrade cuda-gdbserver 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 nvidia-cuda-gdb

How To remove cuda-gdbserver from CentOS 8

To uninstall only the cuda-gdbserver package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove nvidia-cuda-gdb

Extra info and code examples

The Compute Unified Device Architecture (CUDA) enables NVIDIA graphics processing units (GPUs) to be used for massively parallel general purpose computation. This package contains the cuda-gdb debugger.

  • Maintainer: unknown
  • Sources url: unknown
  • Section/Category: unknown

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install cuda-gdbserver on CentOS 8

How To Install cuda-gdbserver on Fedora 34

How To Install cuda-gdbserver on Kali Linux

How To Install cuda-gdbserver on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install cuda-gdbserver on Ubuntu 21.04

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