How To Install gmic on CentOS 8

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

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

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

sudo dnf -y install gmic

Install gmic on CentOS 8 using yum

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

sudo yum -y install gmic

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

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update gmic

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade gmic

How to Upgrade gmic 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 gmic

How To remove gmic from CentOS 8

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

sudo dnf remove gmic

Extra info and code examples

G'MIC is an open and full-featured framework for image processing, providing several different user interfaces to convert/manipulate/filter/visualize generic image datasets, from 1d scalar signals to 3d+t sequences of multi-spectral volumetric images. This package contains the stand-alone gmic binary.


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

See also:

How To Install gmic on CentOS 8

How To Install gmic on Kali Linux

How To Install gmic on Debian 11

How To Install gmic on Fedora 34

How To Install gmic on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install gmic on Ubuntu 21.04