How To Install ubertooth-scan on CentOS 8
In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install ubertooth-scan on CentOS 8
yum package managers.
Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update
ubertooth-scan 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 ubertooth
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install ubertooth
But if you are interested in the details with step-by-step instructions, the following information will be helpful.
ubertooth-scan and How to Install It?
Short description: 2.4 GHz wireless development platform for Bluetooth experimentation
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 ubertooth-scan 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 ubertooth-scan 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 ubertooth-scan using
dnf by running the
sudo dnf -y install ubertooth
Install ubertooth-scan on CentOS 8 using yum
Because ubertooth-scan 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 ubertooth-scan package on your server/computer by running the following command:
sudo yum -y install ubertooth
How to upgrade (update) a single package ubertooth-scan using yum?
To update all the packages available on the system:
If you want to update a specific package like ubertooth-scan in this example you should use the following command:
yum update ubertooth
To downgrade a package to an earlier version:
yum downgrade ubertooth
How to Upgrade ubertooth-scan 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 ubertooth
How To remove ubertooth-scan from CentOS 8
To uninstall only the
ubertooth-scan package you can execute
sudo dnf remove ubertooth
Extra info and code examples
Project Ubertooth is an open source wireless development platform suitable for Bluetooth experimentation. This package contains everything necessary to use the hardware dongle. Ubertooth is capable of sniffing BLE (Bluetooth Smart) connections and it also has some ability to sniff some data from Basic Rate (BR) Bluetooth Classic connections. In addition to the Bluetooth specific capabilities, there is also a simple spectrum analyzer for the 2.4 GHz band included (ubertooth-specan-ui) which can be used to also observe other things in this frequency band.
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 ubertooth-scan from CentOS 8.