How To Install ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr on CentOS 8

In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr on CentOS 8 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr 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 clonezilla
or if you use dnf:
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install clonezilla

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

What is ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr 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 ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr 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 ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr 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 ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install clonezilla

Install ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr on CentOS 8 using yum

Because ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr 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 ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install clonezilla

How to upgrade (update) a single package ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

If you want to update a specific package like ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr in this example you should use the following command:

yum update clonezilla

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade clonezilla

How to Upgrade ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr 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 clonezilla

How To remove ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr from CentOS 8

To uninstall only the ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove clonezilla

Extra info and code examples

Clonezilla is an OpenSource clone system (OCS) solution with unicasting and multicasting. Clonezilla, based on drbl, partclone and udpcast, allows you to do bare metal backup and recovery. This package provides Clonezilla SE (server edition) which is for massive deployment: it can clone many (40 plus!) computers simultaneously. Clonezilla saves and restores only used blocks in the harddisk. This increases the clone efficiency. At the NCHC's Classroom C, Clonezilla SE was used to clone 41 computers simultaneously. It took only about 10 minutes to clone a 5.6 GBytes system image to all 41 computers via multicasting.

Conclusion

You now have a full guide on how to install ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall the ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr from CentOS 8.

See also:

How To Install ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr on CentOS 8

How To Install ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr on Kali Linux

How To Install ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr on Debian 11

How To Install ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr on Fedora 34

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