How To Install run on CentOS 8
In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install run on CentOS 8
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:
or if you use
sudo yum makecache && sudo yum -y install vbackup
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.
run and How to Install It?
Short description: modular backup utility
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
sudo dnf -y install vbackup
Install run on CentOS 8 using yum
Because run 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 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:
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
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
yum package managers.
Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall
the run from CentOS 8.