How To Install x86_64-linux-gnu-ar on CentOS 8
In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install x86_64-linux-gnu-ar on CentOS 8
yum package managers.
Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update
x86_64-linux-gnu-ar as well.
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 binutils
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install binutils
But if you are interested in the details with step-by-step instructions, the following information will be helpful.
Short description: for x86_64-linux-gnu
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 x86_64-linux-gnu-ar 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.
First, update dnf packages database with
dnf by running the next command:
sudo dnf makecache --refresh
After updating database,
You can install x86_64-linux-gnu-ar using
dnf by running the
sudo dnf -y install binutils
Because x86_64-linux-gnu-ar 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 x86_64-linux-gnu-ar package on your server/computer by running the following command:
sudo yum -y install binutils
To update all the packages available on the system:
If you want to update a specific package like x86_64-linux-gnu-ar in this example you should use the following command:
yum update binutils
To downgrade a package to an earlier version:
yum downgrade binutils
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 binutils
To uninstall only the
x86_64-linux-gnu-ar package you can execute
sudo dnf remove binutils
The programs in this package are used to manipulate binary and object files that may have been created on other architectures. This package is primarily for multi-architecture developers and cross-compilers and is not needed by normal users or developers. Note that a cross-assembling version of gas is not included in this package, just the binary utilities. NORMAL USERS SHOULD NOT INSTALL THIS PACKAGE. It's meant only for those requiring support for reading info from binaries from other architectures.
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 x86_64-linux-gnu-ar from CentOS 8.