How To Install vfldrvs on CentOS 8

In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install vfldrvs on CentOS 8 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update vfldrvs 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 vflib3-bin
or if you use dnf:
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install vflib3-bin

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

What is vfldrvs 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 vfldrvs 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 vfldrvs 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 vfldrvs using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install vflib3-bin

Install vfldrvs on CentOS 8 using yum

Because vfldrvs 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 vfldrvs package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install vflib3-bin

How to upgrade (update) a single package vfldrvs using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update vflib3-bin

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade vflib3-bin

How to Upgrade vfldrvs 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 vflib3-bin

How To remove vfldrvs from CentOS 8

To uninstall only the vfldrvs package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove vflib3-bin

Extra info and code examples

VFlib3 is a font rasterizer library for multi-lingual information processing. Using VFlib3, you can obtain bitmap data of characters(glyphs) from various fonts in a unified manner. VFlib3 can handle almost all font formats available - it now supports PK, GF, VF, TFM, OFM level 0, OVF, PCF, BDF, HBF, Syotai-Club, JG, eKanji and more. TrueType and Type 1 fonts are also supported via FreeType2. Font search via kpathsea is supported, too. This package contains a few sample programs that come with VFlib3.

  • Maintainer: OHURA Makoto
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Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install vfldrvs on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install vfldrvs on Kali Linux

How To Install vfldrvs on CentOS 8

How To Install vfldrvs on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install vfldrvs on Debian 11

How To Install vfldrvs on Fedora 34

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