How To Install sparc64-linux-gnu-gcc on CentOS 8

In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install sparc64-linux-gnu-gcc on CentOS 8 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update sparc64-linux-gnu-gcc 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 gcc-sparc64-linux-gnu
or if you use dnf:
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install gcc-sparc64-linux-gnu

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

What is sparc64-linux-gnu-gcc 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 sparc64-linux-gnu-gcc 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 sparc64-linux-gnu-gcc 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 sparc64-linux-gnu-gcc using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install gcc-sparc64-linux-gnu

Install sparc64-linux-gnu-gcc on CentOS 8 using yum

Because sparc64-linux-gnu-gcc 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 sparc64-linux-gnu-gcc package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install gcc-sparc64-linux-gnu

How to upgrade (update) a single package sparc64-linux-gnu-gcc using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

If you want to update a specific package like sparc64-linux-gnu-gcc in this example you should use the following command:

yum update gcc-sparc64-linux-gnu

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade gcc-sparc64-linux-gnu

How to Upgrade sparc64-linux-gnu-gcc 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 gcc-sparc64-linux-gnu

How To remove sparc64-linux-gnu-gcc from CentOS 8

To uninstall only the sparc64-linux-gnu-gcc package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove gcc-sparc64-linux-gnu

Extra info and code examples

This is the GNU C compiler, a fairly portable optimizing compiler for C. This is a dependency package providing the default GNU C cross-compiler for the sparc64 architecture.

  • Maintainer: Debian GCC Maintainers
  • Sources url: unknown
  • Section/Category: unknown

Conclusion

You now have a full guide on how to install sparc64-linux-gnu-gcc using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall the sparc64-linux-gnu-gcc from CentOS 8.

See also:

How To Install sparc64-linux-gnu-gcc on CentOS 8

How To Install sparc64-linux-gnu-gcc on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install sparc64-linux-gnu-gcc on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install sparc64-linux-gnu-gcc on Kali Linux

How To Install sparc64-linux-gnu-gcc on Debian 11

How To Install sparc64-linux-gnu-gcc on Fedora 34

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