How To Install dialog-config on CentOS 8
In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install dialog-config on CentOS 8
yum package managers.
Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update
dialog-config 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 dialog-devel
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install dialog-devel
But if you are interested in the details with step-by-step instructions, the following information will be helpful.
dialog-config and How to Install It?
Short description: applications with the dialog library
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 dialog-config 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 dialog-config 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 dialog-config using
dnf by running the
sudo dnf -y install dialog-devel
Install dialog-config on CentOS 8 using yum
Because dialog-config 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 dialog-config package on your server/computer by running the following command:
sudo yum -y install dialog-devel
How to upgrade (update) a single package dialog-config using yum?
To update all the packages available on the system:
If you want to update a specific package like dialog-config in this example you should use the following command:
yum update dialog-devel
To downgrade a package to an earlier version:
yum downgrade dialog-devel
How to Upgrade dialog-config 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 dialog-devel
How To remove dialog-config from CentOS 8
To uninstall only the
dialog-config package you can execute
sudo dnf remove dialog-devel
Extra info and code examples
This application provides a method of displaying several different types of dialog boxes from shell scripts. This allows a developer of a script to interact with the user in a much friendlier manner. The following types of boxes are at your disposal: yes/no Typical query style box with "Yes" and "No" answer buttons menu A scrolling list of menu choices with single entry selection input Query style box with text entry field message Similar to the yes/no box, but with only an "Ok" button text A scrollable text box that works like a simple file viewer info A message display that allows asynchronous script execution checklist Similar to the menu box, but allowing multiple selections radiolist Checklist style box allowing single selections gauge Typical "progress report" style box tail Allows viewing the end of files (tail) that auto updates background tail Similar to tail but runs in the background. editbox Allows editing an existing file
- Maintainer: Santiago Vila
- Sources url: http://invisible-island.net/dialog/dialog.html
- Section/Category: misc
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 dialog-config from CentOS 8.