How To Install run on CentOS 8

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

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

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

sudo dnf -y install vbackup

Install run on CentOS 8 using yum

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

sudo yum -y install vbackup

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

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update vbackup

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade vbackup

How to Upgrade run 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 vbackup

How To remove run from CentOS 8

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

sudo dnf remove vbackup

Extra info and code examples

vbackup constists of a set of scripts that handle the various aspects of a backup. It can be easily extended to support other backup methods too. It can be used for full or incremental backups. It also includes a wizard for basic (quick) configuration. Currently it supports/backups: * XFS using xfsdump * Generic filesystem backups using tar * PostgreSQL * MySQL * dpkg and RPM database * Partition tables, disk MBRs, MD and LVM information * OpenLDAP database It can work with local files, handle NFS mounts or scp backups to a remote location. It also supports encryption using x509 certificates.


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

See also:

How To Install run on Kali Linux

How To Install run on Debian 11

How To Install run on CentOS 8

How To Install run on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install run on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install run on Fedora 34