How To Install texconfig-dialog on CentOS 8

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

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

What is texconfig-dialog 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 texconfig-dialog 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 texconfig-dialog 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 texconfig-dialog using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install texlive-binaries

Install texconfig-dialog on CentOS 8 using yum

Because texconfig-dialog 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 texconfig-dialog package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install texlive-binaries

How to upgrade (update) a single package texconfig-dialog using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update texlive-binaries

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade texlive-binaries

How to Upgrade texconfig-dialog 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 texlive-binaries

How To remove texconfig-dialog from CentOS 8

To uninstall only the texconfig-dialog package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove texlive-binaries

Extra info and code examples

These files are regarded as basic for any TeX system, covering plain TeX macros, Computer Modern fonts, and configuration for common drivers; no LaTeX. This package includes the following CTAN packages: texlive.infra -- basic TeX Live infrastructure amsfonts -- TeX fonts from the American Mathematical Society bibtex -- Process bibliographies for LaTeX, etc cm -- Computer Modern fonts colorprofiles -- Collection of free ICC profiles dvipdfmx -- An extended version of dvipdfm dvips -- A DVI to PostScript driver enctex -- A TeX extension that translates input on its way into TeX etex -- An extended version of TeX, from the NTS project etex-pkg -- E-TeX support package glyphlist -- Adobe Glyph List and TeX extensions graphics-def -- Colour and graphics option files gsftopk -- Convert "Ghostscript fonts" to PK files hyph-utf8 -- Hyphenation patterns expressed in UTF-8 hyphen-base -- core hyphenation support files ifluatex -- Provides the \ifluatex switch ifxetex -- Am I running under XeTeX? knuth-lib -- A small library of Metafont sources knuth-local -- Knuth's local information kpathsea -- Path searching library for TeX-related files lua-alt-getopt -- Process application arguments the same way as getopt_long luatex -- The LuaTeX engine makeindex -- Makeindex development sources metafont -- A system for specifying fonts mflogo -- LaTeX support for Metafont logo fonts mfware -- Supporting tools for use with Metafont pdftex -- A TeX extension for direct creation of PDF plain -- The Plain TeX format tetex -- scripts and files originally from teTeX tex -- A sophisticated typesetting engine tex-ini-files -- Model TeX format creation files texlive-common -- TeX Live documentation (common elements) texlive-docindex -- top-level TeX Live doc.html, etc. texlive-en -- TeX Live manual (English) unicode-data -- Unicode data and loaders for TeX updmap-map -- auto-generated font map files xdvi -- A DVI previewer for the X Window System texdoc -- Documentation access for TeX Live texdoctk -- Easy access to package documentation


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

See also:

How To Install texconfig-dialog on Kali Linux

How To Install texconfig-dialog on Debian 11

How To Install texconfig-dialog on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install texconfig-dialog on Fedora 34

How To Install texconfig-dialog on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install texconfig-dialog on CentOS 8