How To Install vcf-indel-stats on CentOS 8

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

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

What is vcf-indel-stats 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 vcf-indel-stats 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 vcf-indel-stats 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 vcf-indel-stats using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install vcftools

Install vcf-indel-stats on CentOS 8 using yum

Because vcf-indel-stats 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 vcf-indel-stats package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install vcftools

How to upgrade (update) a single package vcf-indel-stats using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

If you want to update a specific package like vcf-indel-stats in this example you should use the following command:

yum update vcftools

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade vcftools

How to Upgrade vcf-indel-stats 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 vcftools

How To remove vcf-indel-stats from CentOS 8

To uninstall only the vcf-indel-stats package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove vcftools

Extra info and code examples

VCFtools is a program package designed for working with VCF files, such as those generated by the 1000 Genomes Project. The aim of VCFtools is to provide methods for working with VCF files: validating, merging, comparing and calculate some basic population genetic statistics.

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install vcf-indel-stats on CentOS 8

How To Install vcf-indel-stats on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install vcf-indel-stats on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install vcf-indel-stats on Kali Linux

How To Install vcf-indel-stats on Debian 11

How To Install vcf-indel-stats on Fedora 34

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