How To Install nmblookup on CentOS 8
In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install nmblookup on CentOS 8
yum package managers.
Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update
nmblookup as well.
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 samba4-client
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install samba4-client
But if you are interested in the details with step-by-step instructions, the following information will be helpful.
Short description: Samba common files used by both the server and the client
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 nmblookup 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.
First, update dnf packages database with
dnf by running the next command:
sudo dnf makecache --refresh
After updating database,
You can install nmblookup using
dnf by running the
sudo dnf -y install samba4-client
Because nmblookup 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 nmblookup package on your server/computer by running the following command:
sudo yum -y install samba4-client
To update all the packages available on the system:
If you want to update a specific package like nmblookup in this example you should use the following command:
yum update samba4-client
To downgrade a package to an earlier version:
yum downgrade samba4-client
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 samba4-client
To uninstall only the
nmblookup package you can execute
sudo dnf remove samba4-client
Samba is an implementation of the SMB/CIFS protocol for Unix systems, providing support for cross-platform file sharing with Microsoft Windows, OS X, and other Unix systems. Samba can also function as a domain controller or member server in both NT4-style and Active Directory domains. This package contains the common files that are used by both the server (provided in the samba package) and the client (provided in the samba-clients package).
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 nmblookup from CentOS 8.