How To Install gnome-settings-daemon on CentOS 8

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

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

What is gnome-settings-daemon 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 gnome-settings-daemon 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 gnome-settings-daemon 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 gnome-settings-daemon using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install gnome-settings-daemon

Install gnome-settings-daemon on CentOS 8 using yum

Because gnome-settings-daemon 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 gnome-settings-daemon package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install gnome-settings-daemon

How to upgrade (update) a single package gnome-settings-daemon using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

If you want to update a specific package like gnome-settings-daemon in this example you should use the following command:

yum update gnome-settings-daemon

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade gnome-settings-daemon

How to Upgrade gnome-settings-daemon 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 gnome-settings-daemon

How To remove gnome-settings-daemon from CentOS 8

To uninstall only the gnome-settings-daemon package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove gnome-settings-daemon

Extra info and code examples

This package contains the daemon which is responsible for setting the various parameters of a GNOME session and the applications that run under it. It handles the following kinds of settings: * Keyboard: layout, accessibility options, shortcuts, media keys * Clipboard management * Theming: background, icons, GTK+ applications * Cleanup of unused files * Mouse: cursors, speed, accessibility options * Startup of other daemons: screensaver, sound daemon * Typing break It also sets various application settings through X resources and freedesktop.org XSETTINGS.

  • Maintainer: Debian GNOME Maintainers
  • Sources url: unknown
  • Section/Category: unknown

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install gnome-settings-daemon on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install gnome-settings-daemon on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install gnome-settings-daemon on Kali Linux

How To Install gnome-settings-daemon on Debian 11

How To Install gnome-settings-daemon on CentOS 8

How To Install gnome-settings-daemon on Fedora 34

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