How To Install xfce4-keyboard-settings on CentOS 8

In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install xfce4-keyboard-settings on CentOS 8 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update xfce4-keyboard-settings 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 xfce4-settings
or if you use dnf:
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install xfce4-settings

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

What is xfce4-keyboard-settings 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 xfce4-keyboard-settings 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 xfce4-keyboard-settings 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 xfce4-keyboard-settings using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install xfce4-settings

Install xfce4-keyboard-settings on CentOS 8 using yum

Because xfce4-keyboard-settings 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 xfce4-keyboard-settings package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install xfce4-settings

How to upgrade (update) a single package xfce4-keyboard-settings using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

If you want to update a specific package like xfce4-keyboard-settings in this example you should use the following command:

yum update xfce4-settings

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade xfce4-settings

How to Upgrade xfce4-keyboard-settings 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 xfce4-settings

How To remove xfce4-keyboard-settings from CentOS 8

To uninstall only the xfce4-keyboard-settings package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove xfce4-settings

Extra info and code examples

xfce4-settings is the Xfce settings manager front-end. It comes with several different components for configuring application-independent settings inside xfconf. It contains multiple tools: - xfce4-settings-manager (which replaces the old mcs settings manager), which executes the various (provided) settings dialogs - xfce4-settings-editor, a tool for editing ALL settings within xfconf, the graphical counterpart of xfconf-query. - xfsettingsd, a daemon for exporting XSettings to applications, and providing special features like keyboard shortcuts, AccessX notification and update of keyboard and mouse-pointer data.

Conclusion

You now have a full guide on how to install xfce4-keyboard-settings using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall the xfce4-keyboard-settings from CentOS 8.

See also:

How To Install xfce4-keyboard-settings on CentOS 8

How To Install xfce4-keyboard-settings on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install xfce4-keyboard-settings on Kali Linux

How To Install xfce4-keyboard-settings on Debian 11

How To Install xfce4-keyboard-settings on Fedora 34

How To Install xfce4-keyboard-settings on Ubuntu 21.04

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