How To Install speexenc on CentOS 8
In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install speexenc on CentOS 8
yum package managers.
Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update
speexenc 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 speex-tools
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install speex-tools
But if you are interested in the details with step-by-step instructions, the following information will be helpful.
speexenc and How to Install It?
Short description: The Speex codec command line tools
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 speexenc 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 speexenc 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 speexenc using
dnf by running the
sudo dnf -y install speex-tools
Install speexenc on CentOS 8 using yum
Because speexenc 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 speexenc package on your server/computer by running the following command:
sudo yum -y install speex-tools
How to upgrade (update) a single package speexenc using yum?
To update all the packages available on the system:
If you want to update a specific package like speexenc in this example you should use the following command:
yum update speex-tools
To downgrade a package to an earlier version:
yum downgrade speex-tools
How to Upgrade speexenc 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 speex-tools
How To remove speexenc from CentOS 8
To uninstall only the
speexenc package you can execute
sudo dnf remove speex-tools
Extra info and code examples
Speex is an audio codec especially designed for compressing voice at low bit-rates for applications such as voice over IP (VoIP). In some senses, it is meant to be complementary to the Vorbis codec which places a greater emphasis on high-quality music reproduction. This package contains the encoder and decoder command-line applications.
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 speexenc from CentOS 8.