How To Install dpdk-devbind.py on CentOS 8

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

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

What is dpdk-devbind.py 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 dpdk-devbind.py 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 dpdk-devbind.py 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 dpdk-devbind.py using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install dpdk

Install dpdk-devbind.py on CentOS 8 using yum

Because dpdk-devbind.py 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 dpdk-devbind.py package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install dpdk

How to upgrade (update) a single package dpdk-devbind.py using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

If you want to update a specific package like dpdk-devbind.py in this example you should use the following command:

yum update dpdk

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade dpdk

How to Upgrade dpdk-devbind.py 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 dpdk

How To remove dpdk-devbind.py from CentOS 8

To uninstall only the dpdk-devbind.py package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove dpdk

Extra info and code examples

DPDK is a set of libraries for fast packet processing. Applications run in user-space and communicate directly with dedicated network interfaces. This package contains the runtime environment to run DPDK applications.

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install dpdk-devbind.py on CentOS 8

How To Install dpdk-devbind.py on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install dpdk-devbind.py on Kali Linux

How To Install dpdk-devbind.py on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install dpdk-devbind.py on Debian 11

How To Install dpdk-devbind.py on Fedora 34

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