How To Install xapian-check on CentOS 8
In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install xapian-check on CentOS 8
yum package managers.
Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update
xapian-check 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 xapian-tools
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install xapian-tools
But if you are interested in the details with step-by-step instructions, the following information will be helpful.
xapian-check and How to Install It?
Short description: Open source search engine library.
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 xapian-check 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 xapian-check 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 xapian-check using
dnf by running the
sudo dnf -y install xapian-tools
Install xapian-check on CentOS 8 using yum
Because xapian-check 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 xapian-check package on your server/computer by running the following command:
sudo yum -y install xapian-tools
How to upgrade (update) a single package xapian-check using yum?
To update all the packages available on the system:
If you want to update a specific package like xapian-check in this example you should use the following command:
yum update xapian-tools
To downgrade a package to an earlier version:
yum downgrade xapian-tools
How to Upgrade xapian-check 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 xapian-tools
How To remove xapian-check from CentOS 8
To uninstall only the
xapian-check package you can execute
sudo dnf remove xapian-tools
Extra info and code examples
This package contains several tools related to Xapian. - copydatabase: Copy one or more Xapian databases. - delve: Inspect the contents of a Xapian database. - quartzcheck: Check the validity of a quartz-format Xapian database. - quartzcompact: Compact a quartz database, or merge and compact several. - quartzdump: Dump (part of) a quartz-format Xapian database. - quest: Command line search of a Xapian database. - xapian-check: Check the validity of a Xapian database. - xapian-compact: Compact a quartz database, or merge and compact several. - xapian-progsrv: stdin/stdout based server, for searching databases remotely. - xapian-tcpsrv: TCP based server, used for searching databases remotely. The Xapian search engine library is a highly adaptable toolkit which allows developers to easily add advanced indexing and search facilities to their own applications. It implements the probabilistic model of information retrieval, and provides facilities for performing ranked free-text searches, relevance feedback, phrase searching, boolean searching, stemming, and simultaneous update and searching. It is highly scalable, and is capable of working with collections containing hundreds of millions of documents.
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 xapian-check from CentOS 8.