How To Install sage-omega on CentOS 8

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

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

What is sage-omega 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 sage-omega 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 sage-omega 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 sage-omega using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install sagemath-common

Install sage-omega on CentOS 8 using yum

Because sage-omega 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 sage-omega package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install sagemath-common

How to upgrade (update) a single package sage-omega using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update sagemath-common

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade sagemath-common

How to Upgrade sage-omega 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 sagemath-common

How To remove sage-omega from CentOS 8

To uninstall only the sage-omega package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove sagemath-common

Extra info and code examples

SageMath is a free open-source mathematics software system licensed under the GPL. It builds on top of many existing open-source packages: NumPy, SciPy, matplotlib, Sympy, Maxima, GAP, FLINT, R and many more. Access their combined power through a common, Python-based language or directly via interfaces or wrappers. Mission: Creating a viable free open source alternative to Magma, Maple, Mathematica and Matlab. This package contains the architecture-independent files of SageMath.


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

See also:

How To Install sage-omega on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install sage-omega on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install sage-omega on CentOS 8

How To Install sage-omega on Debian 11

How To Install sage-omega on Fedora 34