How To Install s5 on CentOS 8

In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install s5 on CentOS 8 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update s5 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 s5
or if you use dnf:
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install s5

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

What is s5 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 s5 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 s5 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 s5 using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install s5

Install s5 on CentOS 8 using yum

Because s5 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 s5 package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install s5

How to upgrade (update) a single package s5 using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

If you want to update a specific package like s5 in this example you should use the following command:

yum update s5

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade s5

How to Upgrade s5 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 s5

How To remove s5 from CentOS 8

To uninstall only the s5 package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove s5

Extra info and code examples

S5 is a slide show format based entirely on XHTML, CSS, and JavaScript. With one file, you can run a complete slide show and have a printer-friendly version as well. The markup used for the slides is very simple, highly semantic, and completely accessible. Anyone with even a smidgen of familiarity with HTML or XHTML can look at the markup and figure out how to adapt it to their particular needs. Anyone familiar with CSS can create their own slide show theme. It's totally simple, and it's totally standards-driven. The name S5 stands for "Simple Standards-Based Slide Show System".


You now have a full guide on how to install s5 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall the s5 from CentOS 8.

See also:

How To Install s5 on CentOS 8

How To Install s5 on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install s5 on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install s5 on Fedora 34

How To Install s5 on Kali Linux

How To Install s5 on Debian 11