How To Install kconfig-gconf on CentOS 8
In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install kconfig-gconf on CentOS 8
yum package managers.
Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update
kconfig-gconf as well.
One-liner Install Command
If you are only interested in the installation command, here is a quick answer for you:
or if you use
sudo yum makecache && sudo yum -y install kconfig-frontends
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install kconfig-frontends
But if you are interested in the details with step-by-step instructions, the following information will be helpful.
kconfig-gconf and How to Install It?
Short description: Standalone implementation of the Linux Kconfig parser and frontend
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 kconfig-gconf 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 kconfig-gconf 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 kconfig-gconf using
dnf by running the
sudo dnf -y install kconfig-frontends
Install kconfig-gconf on CentOS 8 using yum
Because kconfig-gconf is available in CentOS 8’s default
it is possible to install it from these repositories using the
To begin, update local packages database with
yum using the following command.
sudo yum makecache --refresh
Now can install kconfig-gconf package on your server/computer by running the following command:
sudo yum -y install kconfig-frontends
How to upgrade (update) a single package kconfig-gconf using yum?
To update all the packages available on the system:
If you want to update a specific package like kconfig-gconf in this example you should use the following command:
yum update kconfig-frontends
To downgrade a package to an earlier version:
yum downgrade kconfig-frontends
How to Upgrade kconfig-gconf 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 kconfig-frontends
How To remove kconfig-gconf from CentOS 8
To uninstall only the
kconfig-gconf package you can execute
sudo dnf remove kconfig-frontends
Extra info and code examples
Kconfig-frontends provides the kconfig parser, as well as all the frontends (dialog, ncurses, Qt and Gtk based) to configure and generate config files and config headers for various projects.
- Maintainer: Philippe Thierry
- Sources url: http://ymorin.is-a-geek.org/projects/kconfig-frontends
- Section/Category: devel
You now have a full guide on how to install
yum package managers.
Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall
the kconfig-gconf from CentOS 8.