How To Install psurface-convert on CentOS 8

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

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

What is psurface-convert 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 psurface-convert 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 psurface-convert 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 psurface-convert using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install psurface

Install psurface-convert on CentOS 8 using yum

Because psurface-convert 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 psurface-convert package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install psurface

How to upgrade (update) a single package psurface-convert using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update psurface

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade psurface

How to Upgrade psurface-convert 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 psurface

How To remove psurface-convert from CentOS 8

To uninstall only the psurface-convert package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove psurface

Extra info and code examples

Psurface is a C++ library that handles piecewise linear bijections between triangulated surfaces. These surfaces can be of arbitrary shape and need not even be manifolds. This package contains several utilities for working with psurface.

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install psurface-convert on CentOS 8

How To Install psurface-convert on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install psurface-convert on Kali Linux

How To Install psurface-convert on Debian 11

How To Install psurface-convert on Fedora 34

How To Install psurface-convert on Ubuntu 21.04

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