How To Install icegrid-gui on CentOS 8

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

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

What is icegrid-gui 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 icegrid-gui 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 icegrid-gui 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 icegrid-gui using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install icegrid-gui

Install icegrid-gui on CentOS 8 using yum

Because icegrid-gui 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 icegrid-gui package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install icegrid-gui

How to upgrade (update) a single package icegrid-gui using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update icegrid-gui

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade icegrid-gui

How to Upgrade icegrid-gui 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 icegrid-gui

How To remove icegrid-gui from CentOS 8

To uninstall only the icegrid-gui package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove icegrid-gui

Extra info and code examples

IceGrid is a sophisticated server activation and deployment tool for advanced grid computing with ZeroC Ice middleware (www.zeroc.com). This package provides a graphical user interface for IceGrid. You will find more information in the non-free package zeroc-ice-manual.

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Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install icegrid-gui on Debian 11

How To Install icegrid-gui on CentOS 8

How To Install icegrid-gui on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install icegrid-gui on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install icegrid-gui on Fedora 34

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