How To Install tbl2asn on CentOS 8

In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install tbl2asn on CentOS 8 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update tbl2asn 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 ncbi-tools-bin
or if you use dnf:
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install ncbi-tools-bin

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

What is tbl2asn 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 tbl2asn 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 tbl2asn 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 tbl2asn using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install ncbi-tools-bin

Install tbl2asn on CentOS 8 using yum

Because tbl2asn 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 tbl2asn package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install ncbi-tools-bin

How to upgrade (update) a single package tbl2asn using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

If you want to update a specific package like tbl2asn in this example you should use the following command:

yum update ncbi-tools-bin

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade ncbi-tools-bin

How to Upgrade tbl2asn 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 ncbi-tools-bin

How To remove tbl2asn from CentOS 8

To uninstall only the tbl2asn package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove ncbi-tools-bin

Extra info and code examples

This package includes various utilities distributed with the NCBI C SDK, including the development tools asntool and errhdr (formerly of libncbi6-dev). None of the programs in this package require X; you can find the X-based utilities in the ncbi-tools-x11 package. BLAST and related tools now come from a separate source base, corresponding to the ncbi-blast+ and ncbi-blast+-legacy packages.


You now have a full guide on how to install tbl2asn using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall the tbl2asn from CentOS 8.

See also:

How To Install tbl2asn on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install tbl2asn on Kali Linux

How To Install tbl2asn on Debian 11

How To Install tbl2asn on CentOS 8

How To Install tbl2asn on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install tbl2asn on Fedora 34