How To Install flam3-animate on CentOS 8
In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install flam3-animate on CentOS 8
yum package managers.
Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update
flam3-animate as well.
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 flam3
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install flam3
But if you are interested in the details with step-by-step instructions, the following information will be helpful.
Short description: render and animate FLAM3s and manipulate their genomes
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 flam3-animate 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.
First, update dnf packages database with
dnf by running the next command:
sudo dnf makecache --refresh
After updating database,
You can install flam3-animate using
dnf by running the
sudo dnf -y install flam3
Because flam3-animate 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 flam3-animate package on your server/computer by running the following command:
sudo yum -y install flam3
To update all the packages available on the system:
If you want to update a specific package like flam3-animate in this example you should use the following command:
yum update flam3
To downgrade a package to an earlier version:
yum downgrade flam3
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 flam3
To uninstall only the
flam3-animate package you can execute
sudo dnf remove flam3
According to the upstream website: Fractal Flames are algorithmically generated images and animations. The software was originally written in 1992 and released as open source, aka free software. Since then it has developed a lot. It has been incorporated into many graphics programs and ported to most operating systems. The shape of each image is specified by a long string of numbers - a genetic code of sorts. You can create your own flames with the Apophysis interactive designer (for windows), Qosmic (for Linux), or Oxidizer (for Mac OS X), or Apophysis-J (cross-platform in Java). Or you can use the Electric Sheep distributed screen saver to join the collective evolution of animated fractal flames.
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 flam3-animate from CentOS 8.