How To Install spades on CentOS 8
In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install spades on CentOS 8
yum package managers.
Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update
spades as well.
One-liner Install Command
If you are only interested in the installation command, here is a quick answer for you:
or if you use
sudo yum makecache && sudo yum -y install spades
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install spades
But if you are interested in the details with step-by-step instructions, the following information will be helpful.
spades and How to Install It?
Short description: genome assembler for single-cell and isolates data sets
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 spades 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 spades 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 spades using
dnf by running the
sudo dnf -y install spades
Install spades on CentOS 8 using yum
Because spades is available in CentOS 8’s default
it is possible to install it from these repositories using the
To begin, update local packages database with
yum using the following command.
sudo yum makecache --refresh
Now can install spades package on your server/computer by running the following command:
sudo yum -y install spades
How to upgrade (update) a single package spades using yum?
To update all the packages available on the system:
If you want to update a specific package like spades in this example you should use the following command:
yum update spades
To downgrade a package to an earlier version:
yum downgrade spades
How to Upgrade spades 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 spades
How To remove spades from CentOS 8
To uninstall only the
spades package you can execute
sudo dnf remove spades
Extra info and code examples
The SPAdes – St. Petersburg genome assembler is intended for both standard isolates and single-cell MDA bacteria assemblies. It works with Illumina or IonTorrent reads and is capable of providing hybrid assemblies using PacBio and Sanger reads. You can also provide additional contigs that will be used as long reads.
- Maintainer: Debian Med Packaging Team
- Sources url: http://cab.spbu.ru/software/spades/
- Section/Category: science
You now have a full guide on how to install
yum package managers.
Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall
the spades from CentOS 8.