How To Install hy3 on CentOS 8

In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install hy3 on CentOS 8 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update hy3 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 python3-hy
or if you use dnf:
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install python3-hy

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

What is hy3 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 hy3 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 hy3 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 hy3 using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install python3-hy

Install hy3 on CentOS 8 using yum

Because hy3 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 hy3 package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install python3-hy

How to upgrade (update) a single package hy3 using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

If you want to update a specific package like hy3 in this example you should use the following command:

yum update python3-hy

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade python3-hy

How to Upgrade hy3 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 python3-hy

How To remove hy3 from CentOS 8

To uninstall only the hy3 package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove python3-hy

Extra info and code examples

Hy is a wonderful dialect of Lisp that's embedded in Python 3. Since Hy transforms its Lisp code into the Python Abstract Syntax Tree, you have the whole beautiful world of Python at your fingertips, in Lisp form! This package contains Python 3 bindings only.

Conclusion

You now have a full guide on how to install hy3 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall the hy3 from CentOS 8.

See also:

How To Install hy3 on Kali Linux

How To Install hy3 on Debian 11

How To Install hy3 on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install hy3 on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install hy3 on CentOS 8

How To Install hy3 on Fedora 34

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