How To Install makebootfat on CentOS 8

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

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

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

sudo dnf -y install makebootfat

Install makebootfat on CentOS 8 using yum

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

sudo yum -y install makebootfat

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

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update makebootfat

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade makebootfat

How to Upgrade makebootfat 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 makebootfat

How To remove makebootfat from CentOS 8

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

sudo dnf remove makebootfat

Extra info and code examples

Makebootfat is a command line utility able to create bootable USB disks using the FAT filesystem and syslinux. Makebootfat is the most advanced tool available able to make bootable USB disks. It is able to autodetect/partition/format/populate the USB disk in a single step without any user interaction. It's also able to create disk images which are compatible with all the three standards USB-FDD, USB-HDD and USB-ZIP at the same time.

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install makebootfat on Debian 11

How To Install makebootfat on CentOS 8

How To Install makebootfat on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install makebootfat on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install makebootfat on Kali Linux

How To Install makebootfat on Fedora 34

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