How To Install jkmeter on CentOS 8

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

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

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

sudo dnf -y install jkmeter

Install jkmeter on CentOS 8 using yum

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

sudo yum -y install jkmeter

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

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update jkmeter

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade jkmeter

How to Upgrade jkmeter 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 jkmeter

How To remove jkmeter from CentOS 8

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

sudo dnf remove jkmeter

Extra info and code examples

A jkmeter displays both the true RMS level and the digital peak level. But can display stereo correlation too. Jkmeter is based on the ideas of mastering guru Bob Katz. See and follow the links on 'level practices'. This is the type of meter you want for live recording, mixing and mastering

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install jkmeter on CentOS 8

How To Install jkmeter on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install jkmeter on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install jkmeter on Kali Linux

How To Install jkmeter on Fedora 34

How To Install jkmeter on Debian 11

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