How To Install hy3 on CentOS 8
In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install hy3 on CentOS 8
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:
or if you use
sudo yum makecache && sudo yum -y install python3-hy
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.
hy3 and How to Install It?
Short description: Lisp (s-expression) based frontend to Python 3
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
sudo dnf -y install python3-hy
Install hy3 on CentOS 8 using yum
Because hy3 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 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:
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
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.
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 hy3 from CentOS 8.