How To Install rss-glx-busyspheres on CentOS 8
In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install rss-glx-busyspheres on CentOS 8
yum package managers.
Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update
rss-glx-busyspheres as well.
One-liner Install Command
If you are only interested in the installation command, here is a quick answer for you:
or if you use
sudo yum makecache && sudo yum -y install rss-glx
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install rss-glx
But if you are interested in the details with step-by-step instructions, the following information will be helpful.
rss-glx-busyspheres and How to Install It?
Short description: Really Slick Screensavers GLX Port
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 rss-glx-busyspheres 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 rss-glx-busyspheres 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 rss-glx-busyspheres using
dnf by running the
sudo dnf -y install rss-glx
Install rss-glx-busyspheres on CentOS 8 using yum
Because rss-glx-busyspheres is available in CentOS 8’s default
it is possible to install it from these repositories using the
To begin, update local packages database with
yum using the following command.
sudo yum makecache --refresh
Now can install rss-glx-busyspheres package on your server/computer by running the following command:
sudo yum -y install rss-glx
How to upgrade (update) a single package rss-glx-busyspheres using yum?
To update all the packages available on the system:
If you want to update a specific package like rss-glx-busyspheres in this example you should use the following command:
yum update rss-glx
To downgrade a package to an earlier version:
yum downgrade rss-glx
How to Upgrade rss-glx-busyspheres 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 rss-glx
How To remove rss-glx-busyspheres from CentOS 8
To uninstall only the
rss-glx-busyspheres package you can execute
sudo dnf remove rss-glx
Extra info and code examples
rss-glx is a GLX port of the Really Slick Screensavers collection by Terry Welsh (http://www.reallyslick.com/). Also included are several other OpenGL screensavers ported from other platforms. The screensavers can either be run as stand-alone applications or get integrated into XScreenSaver's list of active screensavers. More information about using these with xscreensaver can be found in /usr/share/doc/rss-glx. Screensavers included in this package are: Biof, Busy Spheres, Colorfire, Cyclone, Drempels, Euphoria, Feedback, Fieldlines, Flocks, Flux, Helios, Hufo's Smoke, Hufo's Tunnel, Hyperspace, Lattice, Lorenz Attractor, MatrixView, Plasma, Pixel City, Skyrocket, Solarwinds, SpirographX, and Sundancer2.
You now have a full guide on how to install
yum package managers.
Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall
the rss-glx-busyspheres from CentOS 8.