How To Install mw-updateallinstances on CentOS 8

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

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

What is mw-updateallinstances 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 mw-updateallinstances 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 mw-updateallinstances 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 mw-updateallinstances using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install mediawiki

Install mw-updateallinstances on CentOS 8 using yum

Because mw-updateallinstances 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 mw-updateallinstances package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install mediawiki

How to upgrade (update) a single package mw-updateallinstances using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update mediawiki

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade mediawiki

How to Upgrade mw-updateallinstances 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 mediawiki

How To remove mw-updateallinstances from CentOS 8

To uninstall only the mw-updateallinstances package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove mediawiki

Extra info and code examples

MediaWiki is a wiki engine (a program for creating a collaboratively edited website). It is designed to handle heavy websites containing library-like document collections, and supports user uploads of images/sounds, multilingual content, TOC autogeneration, ISBN links, etc. Moreover, it keeps track of changes, so users can receive notifications, view diffs and revert edits. This system has many other features and can easily be extended.

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install mw-updateallinstances on CentOS 8

How To Install mw-updateallinstances on Kali Linux

How To Install mw-updateallinstances on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install mw-updateallinstances on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install mw-updateallinstances on Debian 11

How To Install mw-updateallinstances on Fedora 34

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