How To Install udp-sender on CentOS 8
In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install udp-sender on CentOS 8
yum package managers.
Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update
udp-sender 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 udpcast
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install udpcast
But if you are interested in the details with step-by-step instructions, the following information will be helpful.
udp-sender and How to Install It?
Short description: multicast file transfer tool
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 udp-sender 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 udp-sender 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 udp-sender using
dnf by running the
sudo dnf -y install udpcast
Install udp-sender on CentOS 8 using yum
Because udp-sender 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 udp-sender package on your server/computer by running the following command:
sudo yum -y install udpcast
How to upgrade (update) a single package udp-sender using yum?
To update all the packages available on the system:
If you want to update a specific package like udp-sender in this example you should use the following command:
yum update udpcast
To downgrade a package to an earlier version:
yum downgrade udpcast
How to Upgrade udp-sender 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 udpcast
How To remove udp-sender from CentOS 8
To uninstall only the
udp-sender package you can execute
sudo dnf remove udpcast
Extra info and code examples
UDPcast can send data simultaneously to many destinations on a LAN. This can be used, for example, to install entire classrooms of PCs at once. The advantage of UDPcast over other methods (such as NFS, FTP, etc.) is that UDPcast uses Ethernet’s multicast abilities, which means it won’t take longer to install 15 machines than it would to install just two.
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 udp-sender from CentOS 8.