How To Install resize.f2fs on CentOS 8

In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install resize.f2fs on CentOS 8 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update resize.f2fs 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 f2fs-tools
or if you use dnf:
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install f2fs-tools

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

What is resize.f2fs 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 resize.f2fs 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 resize.f2fs 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 resize.f2fs using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install f2fs-tools

Install resize.f2fs on CentOS 8 using yum

Because resize.f2fs 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 resize.f2fs package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install f2fs-tools

How to upgrade (update) a single package resize.f2fs using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

If you want to update a specific package like resize.f2fs in this example you should use the following command:

yum update f2fs-tools

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade f2fs-tools

How to Upgrade resize.f2fs 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 f2fs-tools

How To remove resize.f2fs from CentOS 8

To uninstall only the resize.f2fs package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove f2fs-tools

Extra info and code examples

F2FS is a new filesystem for Linux aimed at NAND flash memory-based storage devices, such as SSD, eMMC, and SD cards. It is based on Log-structured File System (LFS).

Conclusion

You now have a full guide on how to install resize.f2fs using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall the resize.f2fs from CentOS 8.

See also:

How To Install resize.f2fs on Kali Linux

How To Install resize.f2fs on Debian 11

How To Install resize.f2fs on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install resize.f2fs on Fedora 34

How To Install resize.f2fs on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install resize.f2fs on CentOS 8

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