How To Install kioclient5 on CentOS 8

In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install kioclient5 on CentOS 8 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update kioclient5 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 kde-cli-tools
or if you use dnf:
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install kde-cli-tools

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

What is kioclient5 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 kioclient5 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 kioclient5 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 kioclient5 using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install kde-cli-tools

Install kioclient5 on CentOS 8 using yum

Because kioclient5 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 kioclient5 package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install kde-cli-tools

How to upgrade (update) a single package kioclient5 using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

If you want to update a specific package like kioclient5 in this example you should use the following command:

yum update kde-cli-tools

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade kde-cli-tools

How to Upgrade kioclient5 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 kde-cli-tools

How To remove kioclient5 from CentOS 8

To uninstall only the kioclient5 package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove kde-cli-tools

Extra info and code examples

These command line tools enable you to use KDE services such as kioslaves, kdesu, QtSVG, kcontrol modules, KDE trader and start applications from the command line. This package is part of the KDE Plasma.

Conclusion

You now have a full guide on how to install kioclient5 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall the kioclient5 from CentOS 8.

See also:

How To Install kioclient5 on CentOS 8

How To Install kioclient5 on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install kioclient5 on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install kioclient5 on Kali Linux

How To Install kioclient5 on Debian 11

How To Install kioclient5 on Fedora 34

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