How To Install jp2info on CentOS 8

In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install jp2info on CentOS 8 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update jp2info 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 pirl-image-tools
or if you use dnf:
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install pirl-image-tools

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

What is jp2info 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 jp2info 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 jp2info 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 jp2info using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install pirl-image-tools

Install jp2info on CentOS 8 using yum

Because jp2info 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 jp2info package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install pirl-image-tools

How to upgrade (update) a single package jp2info using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

If you want to update a specific package like jp2info in this example you should use the following command:

yum update pirl-image-tools

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade pirl-image-tools

How to Upgrade jp2info 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 pirl-image-tools

How To remove jp2info from CentOS 8

To uninstall only the jp2info package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove pirl-image-tools

Extra info and code examples

Image_Tools: Classes for obtaining metadata information from JP2 files, plus an ImageInputStream implementation for access to files remotely via an HTTP server. This package contains the command line image tools from PIRL Java Packages

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You now have a full guide on how to install jp2info using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall the jp2info from CentOS 8.

See also:

How To Install jp2info on CentOS 8

How To Install jp2info on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install jp2info on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install jp2info on Debian 11

How To Install jp2info on Fedora 34