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How To Install CMake On CentOS 8

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Today we are going to learn that how to install CMake on CentOS 8. CMake is an open source & cross platform used to devleop, test & package the software. So, in this article you are going to cover the installation of CMake on CentOS 8.

Step 1: Update Your System

Firstly update yours system to have the latest packages installed.

sudo yum -y update

Step 2: Installing CMake on CentOS 8

As the CentOS Global repository doesn’t provides the latest version of the CMake so you’ve to manually download it and then instal it on your CentOS 8 system.

Fire the below command to download the latest version of CMake on CentOS 8.

wget https://github.com/Kitware/CMake/releases/download/v3.17.3/cmake-3.17.3.tar.gz

Once the download finished, extract the downloaded package with the help of below command.

tar -zxvf cmake-3.17.3.tar.gz

Then switch to the resultant directory.

cd cmake-3.17.3

Now, run the following command to bootstrap cmake.

./bootstrap

Then run the make command.

make

And finally install the CMake using the below command.

sudo make install

Verify the installed version by typing

sudo --version

Step 3: Installing CMake from SnapCraft

You can also install the latest version of CMake with the help of SnapCraft. To do so hit the below listed commands.

sudo yum install epel-release
sudo yum install snapd
sudo systemctl enable --now snapd.socket
sudo ln -s /var/lib/snapd/snap /snap
sudo snap install cmake --classic

So, this is how you can install CMake on CentOS 8. Do not forget to share this post and join our Telegram Channel.

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