How To Install kateenc on CentOS 8

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

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

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

sudo dnf -y install libkate-tools

Install kateenc on CentOS 8 using yum

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

sudo yum -y install libkate-tools

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

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update libkate-tools

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade libkate-tools

How to Upgrade kateenc 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 libkate-tools

How To remove kateenc from CentOS 8

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

sudo dnf remove libkate-tools

Extra info and code examples

Kate is meant to be used for karaoke alongside audio/video streams (typically Vorbis and Theora), movie subtitles, song lyrics, and anything that needs text data at arbitrary time intervals. This package contains some utilities useful for debugging and tweaking Kate files, using libkate

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install kateenc on Debian 11

How To Install kateenc on CentOS 8

How To Install kateenc on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install kateenc on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install kateenc on Fedora 34

How To Install kateenc on Kali Linux

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