How To Install quantum-rootwrap on CentOS 8

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

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

What is quantum-rootwrap 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 quantum-rootwrap 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 quantum-rootwrap 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 quantum-rootwrap using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install quantum-server

Install quantum-rootwrap on CentOS 8 using yum

Because quantum-rootwrap 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 quantum-rootwrap package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install quantum-server

How to upgrade (update) a single package quantum-rootwrap using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update quantum-server

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade quantum-server

How to Upgrade quantum-rootwrap 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 quantum-server

How To remove quantum-rootwrap from CentOS 8

To uninstall only the quantum-rootwrap package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove quantum-server

Extra info and code examples

This is a transitional dummy package due to the rename of Quantum into Neutron. Quantum had to be renamed because of a trademark issue. Once you have upgraded, this package can safely be removed. This package provides a transition path from quantum-server to neutron-server.

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

See also:

How To Install quantum-rootwrap on Fedora 34

How To Install quantum-rootwrap on Debian 11

How To Install quantum-rootwrap on CentOS 8