How To Install file2tcp on CentOS 8

In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install file2tcp on CentOS 8 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update file2tcp 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 ion
or if you use dnf:
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install ion

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

What is file2tcp 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 file2tcp 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 file2tcp 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 file2tcp using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install ion

Install file2tcp on CentOS 8 using yum

Because file2tcp 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 file2tcp package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install ion

How to upgrade (update) a single package file2tcp using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

If you want to update a specific package like file2tcp in this example you should use the following command:

yum update ion

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade ion

How to Upgrade file2tcp 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 ion

How To remove file2tcp from CentOS 8

To uninstall only the file2tcp package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove ion

Extra info and code examples

Interplanetary Overlay Network (ION) software distribution is an implementation of Delay-Tolerant Networking (DTN) architecture as described in Internet RFC 4838. This is a suite of communication protocol implementations designed to support mission operation communications across an end-to-end interplanetary network, which might include on-board (flight) subnets, in-situ planetary or lunar networks, proximity links, deep space links, and terrestrial internets. Included in the ION software distribution are the following packages: * ici (interplanetary communication infrastructure) a set of libraries that provide flight-software-compatible support for functions on which the other packages rely * bp (bundle protocol), an implementation of the Delay-Tolerant Networking (DTN) architecture's Bundle Protocol. * dgr (datagram retransmission), a UDP reliability system that implements congestion control and is designed for relatively high performance. * ltp (licklider transmission protocol), a DTN convergence layer for reliable transmission over links characterized by long or highly variable delay. * ams - an implementation of the CCSDS Asynchronous Message Service. * cfdp - a class-1 (Unacknowledged) implementation of the CCSDS File Delivery Protocol. This package contains the binary files.

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Conclusion

You now have a full guide on how to install file2tcp using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall the file2tcp from CentOS 8.

See also:

How To Install file2tcp on Fedora 34

How To Install file2tcp on CentOS 8

How To Install file2tcp on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install file2tcp on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install file2tcp on Debian 11

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