How To Install seqsearch on CentOS 8

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

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

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

sudo dnf -y install embassy-domsearch

Install seqsearch on CentOS 8 using yum

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

sudo yum -y install embassy-domsearch

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

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update embassy-domsearch

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade embassy-domsearch

How to Upgrade seqsearch 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 embassy-domsearch

How To remove seqsearch from CentOS 8

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

sudo dnf remove embassy-domsearch

Extra info and code examples

The DOMSEARCH programs were developed by Jon Ison and colleagues at MRC HGMP for their protein domain research. They are included as an EMBASSY package as a work in progress. Applications in this DOMSEARCH release are seqfraggle (removes fragment sequences from DHF files), seqnr (removes redundancy from DHF files), seqsearch (generates PSI-BLAST hits (DHF file) from a DAF file), seqsort (Remove ambiguous classified sequences from DHF files) and seqwords (Generates DHF files from keyword search of UniProt).


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

See also:

How To Install seqsearch on CentOS 8

How To Install seqsearch on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install seqsearch on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install seqsearch on Kali Linux

How To Install seqsearch on Debian 11

How To Install seqsearch on Fedora 34