How To Install i686-linux-gnu-gcov-8 on CentOS 8

In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install i686-linux-gnu-gcov-8 on CentOS 8 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update i686-linux-gnu-gcov-8 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 gcc-8-i686-linux-gnu
or if you use dnf:
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install gcc-8-i686-linux-gnu

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

What is i686-linux-gnu-gcov-8 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 i686-linux-gnu-gcov-8 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 i686-linux-gnu-gcov-8 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 i686-linux-gnu-gcov-8 using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install gcc-8-i686-linux-gnu

Install i686-linux-gnu-gcov-8 on CentOS 8 using yum

Because i686-linux-gnu-gcov-8 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 i686-linux-gnu-gcov-8 package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install gcc-8-i686-linux-gnu

How to upgrade (update) a single package i686-linux-gnu-gcov-8 using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

If you want to update a specific package like i686-linux-gnu-gcov-8 in this example you should use the following command:

yum update gcc-8-i686-linux-gnu

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade gcc-8-i686-linux-gnu

How to Upgrade i686-linux-gnu-gcov-8 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 gcc-8-i686-linux-gnu

How To remove i686-linux-gnu-gcov-8 from CentOS 8

To uninstall only the i686-linux-gnu-gcov-8 package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove gcc-8-i686-linux-gnu

Extra info and code examples

This is the GNU C compiler, a fairly portable optimizing compiler for C. This package contains C cross-compiler for i386 architecture.

Conclusion

You now have a full guide on how to install i686-linux-gnu-gcov-8 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall the i686-linux-gnu-gcov-8 from CentOS 8.

See also:

How To Install i686-linux-gnu-gcov-8 on CentOS 8

How To Install i686-linux-gnu-gcov-8 on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install i686-linux-gnu-gcov-8 on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install i686-linux-gnu-gcov-8 on Kali Linux

How To Install i686-linux-gnu-gcov-8 on Debian 11

How To Install i686-linux-gnu-gcov-8 on Fedora 34

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