How To Install _mocha on CentOS 8

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

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

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

sudo dnf -y install mocha

Install _mocha on CentOS 8 using yum

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

sudo yum -y install mocha

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

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update mocha

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade mocha

How to Upgrade _mocha 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 mocha

How To remove _mocha from CentOS 8

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

sudo dnf remove mocha

Extra info and code examples

Mocha is a feature-rich JavaScript test framework running on Node.js and browser, making asynchronous testing simple and fun. Mocha tests run serially, allowing for flexible and accurate reporting, while mapping uncaught exceptions to the correct test cases. Node.js is an event-based server-side JavaScript engine.


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

See also:

How To Install _mocha on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install _mocha on Fedora 34

How To Install _mocha on Kali Linux

How To Install _mocha on Debian 11

How To Install _mocha on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install _mocha on CentOS 8