How To Install powerpc64-linux-gnu-gcc-8 on CentOS 8
In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install powerpc64-linux-gnu-gcc-8 on CentOS 8
yum package managers.
Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update
powerpc64-linux-gnu-gcc-8 as well.
One-liner Install Command
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 gcc-8-powerpc64-linux-gnu
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install gcc-8-powerpc64-linux-gnu
But if you are interested in the details with step-by-step instructions, the following information will be helpful.
powerpc64-linux-gnu-gcc-8 and How to Install It?
Short description: GNU C compiler
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 powerpc64-linux-gnu-gcc-8 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 powerpc64-linux-gnu-gcc-8 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 powerpc64-linux-gnu-gcc-8 using
dnf by running the
sudo dnf -y install gcc-8-powerpc64-linux-gnu
Install powerpc64-linux-gnu-gcc-8 on CentOS 8 using yum
Because powerpc64-linux-gnu-gcc-8 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 powerpc64-linux-gnu-gcc-8 package on your server/computer by running the following command:
sudo yum -y install gcc-8-powerpc64-linux-gnu
How to upgrade (update) a single package powerpc64-linux-gnu-gcc-8 using yum?
To update all the packages available on the system:
If you want to update a specific package like powerpc64-linux-gnu-gcc-8 in this example you should use the following command:
yum update gcc-8-powerpc64-linux-gnu
To downgrade a package to an earlier version:
yum downgrade gcc-8-powerpc64-linux-gnu
How to Upgrade powerpc64-linux-gnu-gcc-8 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 gcc-8-powerpc64-linux-gnu
How To remove powerpc64-linux-gnu-gcc-8 from CentOS 8
To uninstall only the
powerpc64-linux-gnu-gcc-8 package you can execute
sudo dnf remove gcc-8-powerpc64-linux-gnu
Extra info and code examples
This is the GNU C compiler, a fairly portable optimizing compiler for C. This package contains C cross-compiler for ppc64 architecture.
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 powerpc64-linux-gnu-gcc-8 from CentOS 8.