How To Install simh-pdp11 on CentOS 8

In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install simh-pdp11 on CentOS 8 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update simh-pdp11 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 simh
or if you use dnf:
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install simh

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

What is simh-pdp11 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 simh-pdp11 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 simh-pdp11 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 simh-pdp11 using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install simh

Install simh-pdp11 on CentOS 8 using yum

Because simh-pdp11 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 simh-pdp11 package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install simh

How to upgrade (update) a single package simh-pdp11 using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

If you want to update a specific package like simh-pdp11 in this example you should use the following command:

yum update simh

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade simh

How to Upgrade simh-pdp11 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 simh

How To remove simh-pdp11 from CentOS 8

To uninstall only the simh-pdp11 package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove simh

Extra info and code examples

This is the SIMH set of emulators for 33 different computers: DEC PDP-1, PDP-4, PDP-7, PDP-8, PDP-9, DEC PDP-10, PDP-11, PDP-15, Data General Nova, Eclipse, GRI-909, Honeywell 316, 516, HP 2100, IBM System 3 Model 10, 1401, 7094 IBM 1620 Model 1, IBM 1620 Model 2, Interdata 3, 4, 5, 70, 80, 7/16, 8/16, 8/16E, Interdata 7/32, 8/32, SDS 940, LGP-21, LGP-30, DEC VAX (but cannot include the microcode due to copyright)

Conclusion

You now have a full guide on how to install simh-pdp11 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall the simh-pdp11 from CentOS 8.

See also:

How To Install simh-pdp11 on Kali Linux

How To Install simh-pdp11 on CentOS 8

How To Install simh-pdp11 on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install simh-pdp11 on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install simh-pdp11 on Debian 11

How To Install simh-pdp11 on Fedora 34

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