How To Install resynth on CentOS 8

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

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

What is resynth 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 resynth 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 resynth 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 resynth using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install festival

Install resynth on CentOS 8 using yum

Because resynth 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 resynth package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install festival

How to upgrade (update) a single package resynth using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update festival

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade festival

How to Upgrade resynth 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 festival

How To remove resynth from CentOS 8

To uninstall only the resynth package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove festival

Extra info and code examples

This package contains the various highly useful utility programs that use and accompany the Edinburgh Speech Tools Library. Audio software and some basic signal processing software is included in this package. The following programs are available: na_play: generic playback program for use with net_audio and CSTR ao. ch_wave: Waveform file conversion program. ch_lab: label file conversion program. ch_track: Track file conversion program. wagon: a CART tree build and test program See /usr/share/doc/speech-tools/README for detail list of programs available.


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

See also:

How To Install resynth on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install resynth on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install resynth on Kali Linux

How To Install resynth on Debian 11

How To Install resynth on CentOS 8

How To Install resynth on Fedora 34