How To Install wallHeatFlux on CentOS 8
In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install wallHeatFlux on CentOS 8
yum package managers.
Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update
wallHeatFlux 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 openfoam
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install openfoam
But if you are interested in the details with step-by-step instructions, the following information will be helpful.
wallHeatFlux and How to Install It?
Short description: Set of programs for Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD). Binaries
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 wallHeatFlux 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 wallHeatFlux 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 wallHeatFlux using
dnf by running the
sudo dnf -y install openfoam
Install wallHeatFlux on CentOS 8 using yum
Because wallHeatFlux 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 wallHeatFlux package on your server/computer by running the following command:
sudo yum -y install openfoam
How to upgrade (update) a single package wallHeatFlux using yum?
To update all the packages available on the system:
If you want to update a specific package like wallHeatFlux in this example you should use the following command:
yum update openfoam
To downgrade a package to an earlier version:
yum downgrade openfoam
How to Upgrade wallHeatFlux 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 openfoam
How To remove wallHeatFlux from CentOS 8
To uninstall only the
wallHeatFlux package you can execute
sudo dnf remove openfoam
Extra info and code examples
OpenFOAM is the leading free, open source software for computational fluid dynamics (CFD), owned by the OpenFOAM Foundation and distributed exclusively under the General Public Licence (GPL). Package contains binaries.
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 wallHeatFlux from CentOS 8.