How To Install gpicslice on CentOS 8

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

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

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

sudo dnf -y install whizzytex

Install gpicslice on CentOS 8 using yum

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

sudo yum -y install whizzytex

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

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update whizzytex

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade whizzytex

How to Upgrade gpicslice 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 whizzytex

How To remove gpicslice from CentOS 8

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

sudo dnf remove whizzytex

Extra info and code examples

WhizzyTeX is an emacs minor mode for incrementally (TeXing and) previewing a LaTeX file while editing at real-time. It works with ghostview-based and xdvi-based previewers, but enhanced visual effects and wider variety of options will be available when using the advi DVI-previewer.

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install gpicslice on Debian 11

How To Install gpicslice on CentOS 8

How To Install gpicslice on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install gpicslice on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install gpicslice on Kali Linux

How To Install gpicslice on Fedora 34

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