How To Install gxl2dot on CentOS 8
In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install gxl2dot on CentOS 8
yum package managers.
Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update
gxl2dot as well.
One-liner Install Command
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 graphviz
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install graphviz
But if you are interested in the details with step-by-step instructions, the following information will be helpful.
gxl2dot and How to Install It?
Short description: rich set of graph drawing tools
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 gxl2dot 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 gxl2dot 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 gxl2dot using
dnf by running the
sudo dnf -y install graphviz
Install gxl2dot on CentOS 8 using yum
Because gxl2dot 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 gxl2dot package on your server/computer by running the following command:
sudo yum -y install graphviz
How to upgrade (update) a single package gxl2dot using yum?
To update all the packages available on the system:
If you want to update a specific package like gxl2dot in this example you should use the following command:
yum update graphviz
To downgrade a package to an earlier version:
yum downgrade graphviz
How to Upgrade gxl2dot 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 graphviz
How To remove gxl2dot from CentOS 8
To uninstall only the
gxl2dot package you can execute
sudo dnf remove graphviz
Extra info and code examples
Graph drawing addresses the problem of visualizing structural information by constructing geometric representations of abstract graphs and networks. Automatic generation of graph drawings has important applications in key technologies such as database design, software engineering, VLSI and network design and visual interfaces in other domains. Situations where these tools might be particularly useful include: * you would like to restructure a program and first need to understand the relationships between its types, procedures, and source files * you need to find the bottlenecks in an Internet backbone - not only individual links, but their relationships * you're debugging a protocol or microarchitecture represented as a finite state machine and need to figure out how a certain error state arises * you would like to browse a database schema, knowledge base, or distributed program represented graphically * you would like to see an overview of a collection of linked documents * you would like to discover patterns and communities of interest in a database of telephone calls or e-mail messages This package contains the command-line tools.
- Maintainer: Laszlo Boszormenyi (GCS)
- Sources url: https://www.graphviz.org/
- Section/Category: graphics
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 gxl2dot from CentOS 8.