How To Install pt-ioprofile on CentOS 8

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

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

What is pt-ioprofile 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 pt-ioprofile 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 pt-ioprofile 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 pt-ioprofile using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install percona-toolkit

Install pt-ioprofile on CentOS 8 using yum

Because pt-ioprofile 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 pt-ioprofile package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install percona-toolkit

How to upgrade (update) a single package pt-ioprofile using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update percona-toolkit

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade percona-toolkit

How to Upgrade pt-ioprofile 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 percona-toolkit

How To remove pt-ioprofile from CentOS 8

To uninstall only the pt-ioprofile package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove percona-toolkit

Extra info and code examples

Percona Toolkit is a collection of advanced command-line tools to perform a variety of MySQL and system tasks that are too difficult or complex to perform manually, including: - Verify master and replica data consistency - Efficiently archive rows - Find duplicate indexes - Summarize MySQL servers - Analyze queries from logs and tcpdump - Collect vital system information when problems occur

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install pt-ioprofile on CentOS 8

How To Install pt-ioprofile on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install pt-ioprofile on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install pt-ioprofile on Kali Linux

How To Install pt-ioprofile on Debian 11

How To Install pt-ioprofile on Fedora 34

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