How To Install texindex on CentOS 8
In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install texindex on CentOS 8
yum package managers.
Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update
texindex as well.
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 texinfo-tex
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install texinfo-tex
But if you are interested in the details with step-by-step instructions, the following information will be helpful.
Short description: Documentation system for on-line information and printed output
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 texindex 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.
First, update dnf packages database with
dnf by running the next command:
sudo dnf makecache --refresh
After updating database,
You can install texindex using
dnf by running the
sudo dnf -y install texinfo-tex
Because texindex 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 texindex package on your server/computer by running the following command:
sudo yum -y install texinfo-tex
To update all the packages available on the system:
If you want to update a specific package like texindex in this example you should use the following command:
yum update texinfo-tex
To downgrade a package to an earlier version:
yum downgrade texinfo-tex
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 texinfo-tex
To uninstall only the
texindex package you can execute
sudo dnf remove texinfo-tex
Texinfo is a documentation system that uses a single source file to produce both on-line information and printed output. Using Texinfo, you can create a printed document with the normal features of a book, including chapters, sections, cross references, and indices. From the same Texinfo source file, you can create a menu-driven, on-line Info file with nodes, menus, cross references, and indices.
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 texindex from CentOS 8.