How To Install run_templates on CentOS 8

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

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

What is run_templates 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_templates 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_templates 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_templates using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install plainbox-provider-checkbox

Install run_templates on CentOS 8 using yum

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

sudo yum -y install plainbox-provider-checkbox

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

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update plainbox-provider-checkbox

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade plainbox-provider-checkbox

How to Upgrade run_templates 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 plainbox-provider-checkbox

How To remove run_templates from CentOS 8

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

sudo dnf remove plainbox-provider-checkbox

Extra info and code examples

This package provides the CheckBox jobs collection, i.e the hardware test definitions and scripts originally included with CheckBox. It is used together alongside with PlainBox. Jobs are smallest units of testing that can be performed by PlainBox. All jobs have an unique name. There are many types of jobs, some are fully automated others are fully manual.

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

See also:

How To Install run_templates on CentOS 8

How To Install run_templates on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install run_templates on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install run_templates on Debian 11

How To Install run_templates on Fedora 34