How To Install protoc-gen-gogo on CentOS 8
In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install protoc-gen-gogo on CentOS 8
yum package managers.
Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update
protoc-gen-gogo 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 gogoprotobuf
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install gogoprotobuf
But if you are interested in the details with step-by-step instructions, the following information will be helpful.
Short description: alternative protocol buffer support for Golang - utilities
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 protoc-gen-gogo 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 protoc-gen-gogo using
dnf by running the
sudo dnf -y install gogoprotobuf
Because protoc-gen-gogo 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 protoc-gen-gogo package on your server/computer by running the following command:
sudo yum -y install gogoprotobuf
To update all the packages available on the system:
If you want to update a specific package like protoc-gen-gogo in this example you should use the following command:
yum update gogoprotobuf
To downgrade a package to an earlier version:
yum downgrade gogoprotobuf
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 gogoprotobuf
To uninstall only the
protoc-gen-gogo package you can execute
sudo dnf remove gogoprotobuf
An alternative protocol buffer support for the Go programming language, forked from golang-goprotobuf. It is backwards compatible with goprotobuf, but provides faster marshalling and unmarshalling and can generate extra helper code, tests and benchmarks. This package provides utilities.
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 protoc-gen-gogo from CentOS 8.