How To Install gmbox on CentOS 8

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

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

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

sudo dnf -y install gmbox

Install gmbox on CentOS 8 using yum

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

sudo yum -y install gmbox

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

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update gmbox

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade gmbox

How to Upgrade gmbox 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 gmbox

How To remove gmbox from CentOS 8

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

sudo dnf remove gmbox

Extra info and code examples

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

See also:

How To Install gmbox on CentOS 8

How To Install gmbox on Fedora 34