How To Install mkqdisk on CentOS 8

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

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

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

sudo dnf -y install cman

Install mkqdisk on CentOS 8 using yum

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

sudo yum -y install cman

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

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update cman

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade cman

How to Upgrade mkqdisk 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 cman

How To remove mkqdisk from CentOS 8

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

sudo dnf remove cman

Extra info and code examples

This package is part of the Red Hat Cluster Suite, a complete high-availability solution. CMAN is a symmetric general-purpose cluster manager. It provides a service manager that handles service groups, plus a connection manager that handles cluster membership management, messaging among the cluster nodes, event notification, quorum and state transitions. This package contains only tools for controlling the cluster manager itself.

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

See also:

How To Install mkqdisk on CentOS 8

How To Install mkqdisk on Fedora 34

How To Install mkqdisk on Debian 11