How To Install dpdk_example_basicfwd on CentOS 8

In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install dpdk_example_basicfwd on CentOS 8 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update dpdk_example_basicfwd 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-examples-2
or if you use dnf:
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install dpdk-examples-2

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

What is dpdk_example_basicfwd 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_example_basicfwd 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_example_basicfwd 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_example_basicfwd using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install dpdk-examples-2

Install dpdk_example_basicfwd on CentOS 8 using yum

Because dpdk_example_basicfwd 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_example_basicfwd package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install dpdk-examples-2

How to upgrade (update) a single package dpdk_example_basicfwd using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update dpdk-examples-2

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade dpdk-examples-2

How to Upgrade dpdk_example_basicfwd 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-examples-2

How To remove dpdk_example_basicfwd from CentOS 8

To uninstall only the dpdk_example_basicfwd package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove dpdk-examples-2

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

See also:

How To Install dpdk_example_basicfwd on Fedora 34

How To Install dpdk_example_basicfwd on CentOS 8