How To Install streamplayer on CentOS 8

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

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

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

sudo dnf -y install asterisk

Install streamplayer on CentOS 8 using yum

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

sudo yum -y install asterisk

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

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update asterisk

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade asterisk

How to Upgrade streamplayer 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 asterisk

How To remove streamplayer from CentOS 8

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

sudo dnf remove asterisk

Extra info and code examples

Asterisk is an Open Source PBX and telephony toolkit. It is, in a sense, middleware between Internet and telephony channels on the bottom, and Internet and telephony applications at the top. Asterisk can be used with Voice over IP (SIP, H.323, IAX and more) standards, or the Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) through supported hardware. Supported hardware: * All Wildcard (tm) ISDN PRI cards from Digium ( * HFC-S/HFC-4S-based ISDN BRI cards (Junghanns.NET, beroNet, Digium etc.) * All TDM (FXO/FXS) cards from Digium * Various clones of Digium cards such as those by OpenVox * Xorcom Astribank USB telephony adapter ( * Voicetronix OpenPCI, OpenLine and OpenSwitch cards * CAPI-compatible ISDN cards (using the add-on package chan-capi) * Full Duplex Sound Card (ALSA or OSS) supported by Linux * Tormenta T1/E1 card ( * QuickNet Internet PhoneJack and LineJack ( This is the main package that includes the Asterisk daemon and most channel drivers and applications.


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

See also:

How To Install streamplayer on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install streamplayer on Fedora 34

How To Install streamplayer on CentOS 8

How To Install streamplayer on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install streamplayer on Kali Linux

How To Install streamplayer on Debian 11