How To Install m2sh on CentOS 8
In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install m2sh on CentOS 8
yum package managers.
Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update
m2sh 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 mongrel2-core
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install mongrel2-core
But if you are interested in the details with step-by-step instructions, the following information will be helpful.
m2sh and How to Install It?
Short description: programming language agnostic web server (binaries)
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 m2sh 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 m2sh 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 m2sh using
dnf by running the
sudo dnf -y install mongrel2-core
Install m2sh on CentOS 8 using yum
Because m2sh 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 m2sh package on your server/computer by running the following command:
sudo yum -y install mongrel2-core
How to upgrade (update) a single package m2sh using yum?
To update all the packages available on the system:
If you want to update a specific package like m2sh in this example you should use the following command:
yum update mongrel2-core
To downgrade a package to an earlier version:
yum downgrade mongrel2-core
How to Upgrade m2sh 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 mongrel2-core
How To remove m2sh from CentOS 8
To uninstall only the
m2sh package you can execute
sudo dnf remove mongrel2-core
Extra info and code examples
Mongrel2 is an application, programming language, and network architecture agnostic web server that focuses on web applications using modern browser technologies. Mongrel2 supports 17 languages and platforms, HTTP, Flash sockets, WebSockets, Long Polling, and many ways to deploy and hack on it. This package includes the server binaries but doesn't contain all the infrastructure needed to setup a standalone web server.
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 m2sh from CentOS 8.