Install Development Tools on CentOS 8 or RHEL 8

Install Development Tools CentOS 8 / RHEL 8

On this article, we will tell about how to install Development Tools on CentOS 8 or RHEL 8.

As we know, for package manager, CentOS 8 / RHEL 8 does not use yum (Yellowdog Updater Modified) such as install, update, remove.

On CentOS 8 / RHEL 8, yum package manager has been changed to dnf.

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Below dnf command how to install Development Tools on CentOS 8 / RHEL 8.

# dnf groupinfo "Development Tools"
# dnf group install "Development Tools"

Example output:

[root@serverdiary ~]# dnf group install "Development Tools"
Last metadata expiration check: 0:02:52 ago on Mon 28 Oct 2019 09:41:57 AM CET.
Dependencies resolved.
========================================================================================================================================================================
 Package                                                Arch                     Version                                              Repository                   Size
========================================================================================================================================================================
Installing group/module packages:
 asciidoc                                               noarch                   8.6.10-0.5.20180627gitf7c2274.el8                    AppStream                   216 k
 autoconf                                               noarch                   2.69-27.el8                                          AppStream                   710 k
 automake                                               noarch                   1.16.1-6.el8                                         AppStream                   713 k
 bison                                                  x86_64                   3.0.4-10.el8                                         AppStream                   688 k
 byacc                                                  x86_64                   1.9.20170709-4.el8                                   AppStream                    91 k
 ctags                                                  x86_64                   5.8-22.el8                                           AppStream                   170 k
 diffstat                                               x86_64                   1.61-7.el8                                           AppStream                    44 k
 flex                                                   x86_64                   2.6.1-9.el8                                          AppStream                   320 k
 gcc                                                    x86_64                   8.2.1-3.5.el8                                        AppStream                    23 M
 gcc-c++                                                x86_64                   8.2.1-3.5.el8                                        AppStream                    12 M
 ............
 perl-Mozilla-CA                                        noarch                   20160104-7.el8                                       AppStream                    15 k
 kernel-debug-devel                                     x86_64                   4.18.0-80.11.2.el8_0                                 BaseOS                       12 M
 kernel-devel                                           x86_64                   4.18.0-80.11.2.el8_0                                 BaseOS                       12 M
Downgrading:
 glibc                                                  x86_64                   2.28-42.el8_0.1                                      BaseOS                      3.8 M
 glibc-common                                           x86_64                   2.28-42.el8_0.1                                      BaseOS                      812 k
 glibc-langpack-en                                      x86_64                   2.28-42.el8_0.1                                      BaseOS                      815 k
Installing Groups:
 Development Tools

Transaction Summary
========================================================================================================================================================================
Install    191 Packages
Downgrade    3 Packages

Total download size: 178 M
Is this ok [y/N]: y
Downloading Packages:
(1/194): glibc-common-2.28-42.el8_0.1.x86_64.rpm                                                                                         11 MB/s | 812 kB     00:00
(2/194): glibc-langpack-en-2.28-42.el8_0.1.x86_64.rpm                                                                                    11 MB/s | 815 kB     00:00
(3/194): glibc-2.28-42.el8_0.1.x86_64.rpm                                                                                                24 MB/s | 3.8 MB     00:00
(4/194): adobe-mappings-cmap-deprecated-20171205-3.el8.noarch.rpm                                                                       1.1 MB/s | 119 kB     00:00
(5/194): annobin-8.64-1.el8.x86_64.rpm                                                                                                  3.3 MB/s | 187 kB     00:00
(6/194): adobe-mappings-pdf-20180407-1.el8.noarch.rpm                                                                                   5.2 MB/s | 707 kB     00:00
(7/194): asciidoc-8.6.10-0.5.20180627gitf7c2274.el8.noarch.rpm                                                                          2.4 MB/s | 216 kB     00:00
............
(192/194): xml-common-0.6.3-50.el8.noarch.rpm                                                                                           6.1 MB/s |  39 kB     00:00
(193/194): zip-3.0-23.el8.x86_64.rpm                                                                                                     22 MB/s | 270 kB     00:00
(194/194): valgrind-3.14.0-10.el8.x86_64.rpm                                                                                            6.4 MB/s |  11 MB     00:01
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Total                                                                                                                                    17 MB/s | 178 MB     00:10
Running transaction check
Transaction check succeeded.
Running transaction test
Transaction test succeeded.
Running transaction
  Preparing        :                                                                                                                                                1/1
  Downgrading      : glibc-common-2.28-42.el8_0.1.x86_64                                                                                                          1/197
  Downgrading      : glibc-langpack-en-2.28-42.el8_0.1.x86_64                                                                                                     2/197
  Running scriptlet: glibc-2.28-42.el8_0.1.x86_64                                                                                                                 3/197
  Downgrading      : glibc-2.28-42.el8_0.1.x86_64                                                                                                                 3/197
  Running scriptlet: glibc-2.28-42.el8_0.1.x86_64                                                                                                                 3/197
  Installing       : libXext-1.3.3-9.el8.x86_64                                                                                                                   4/197
  Installing       : urw-base35-fonts-common-20170801-10.el8.noarch                                                                                               5/197
  Installing       : nspr-4.21.0-2.el8_0.x86_64                                                                                                                   ............
197/197
  Running scriptlet: urw-base35-c059-fonts-20170801-10.el8.noarch                                                                                               197/197
  Running scriptlet: urw-base35-d050000l-fonts-20170801-10.el8.noarch                                                                                           197/197
  Running scriptlet: urw-base35-gothic-fonts-20170801-10.el8.noarch                                                                                             197/197
  Running scriptlet: urw-base35-nimbus-mono-ps-fonts-20170801-10.el8.noarch                                                                                     197/197
  Running scriptlet: urw-base35-nimbus-roman-fonts-20170801-10.el8.noarch                                                                                       197/197
  Running scriptlet: urw-base35-nimbus-sans-fonts-20170801-10.el8.noarch                                                                                        197/197
  Running scriptlet: urw-base35-p052-fonts-20170801-10.el8.noarch                                                                                               197/197
  Running scriptlet: urw-base35-standard-symbols-ps-fonts-20170801-10.el8.noarch                                                                                197/197
  Running scriptlet: urw-base35-z003-fonts-20170801-10.el8.noarch                                                                                               197/197
  Running scriptlet: glibc-common-2.28-42.el8.1.x86_64                                                                                                          197/197
  Running scriptlet: glibc-common-2.28-42.el8_0.1.x86_64                                                                                                        197/197
  Running scriptlet: gdk-pixbuf2-2.36.12-2.el8.x86_64                                                                                                           197/197
  Running scriptlet: hicolor-icon-theme-0.17-2.el8.noarch                                                                                                       197/197
  Verifying        : glibc-2.28-42.el8_0.1.x86_64                                                                                                                 1/197
  Verifying        : glibc-2.28-42.el8.1.x86_64                                                                                                                   2/197
  Verifying        : glibc-common-2.28-42.el8_0.1.x86_64                                                                                                          3/197
  Verifying        : glibc-common-2.28-42.el8.1.x86_64                                                                                                            4/197
  Verifying        : glibc-langpack-en-2.28-42.el8_0.1.x86_64                                                                                                     5/197
  Verifying        : glibc-langpack-en-2.28-42.el8.1.x86_64                                                                                                       ............
192/197
  Verifying        : strace-4.24-3.el8.x86_64                                                                                                                   193/197
  Verifying        : tar-2:1.30-4.el8.x86_64                                                                                                                    194/197
  Verifying        : unzip-6.0-41.el8.x86_64                                                                                                                    195/197
  Verifying        : xml-common-0.6.3-50.el8.noarch                                                                                                             196/197
  Verifying        : zip-3.0-23.el8.x86_64                                                                                                                      197/197

Downgraded:
  glibc-2.28-42.el8_0.1.x86_64                     glibc-common-2.28-42.el8_0.1.x86_64                     glibc-langpack-en-2.28-42.el8_0.1.x86_64

Installed:
  asciidoc-8.6.10-0.5.20180627gitf7c2274.el8.noarch                               autoconf-2.69-27.el8.noarch
  automake-1.16.1-6.el8.noarch                                                    bison-3.0.4-10.el8.x86_64
  byacc-1.9.20170709-4.el8.x86_64                                                 ctags-5.8-22.el8.x86_64
  diffstat-1.61-7.el8.x86_64                                                      flex-2.6.1-9.el8.x86_64
  gcc-8.2.1-3.5.el8.x86_64                                                        gcc-c++-8.2.1-3.5.el8.x86_64
  gdb-8.2-6.el8_0.x86_64                                                          ............
perl-MIME-Base64-3.15-396.el8.x86_64
  perl-Pod-Escapes-1:1.07-395.el8.noarch                                          perl-Pod-Perldoc-3.28-396.el8.noarch
  perl-Pod-Simple-1:3.35-395.el8.noarch                                           perl-Pod-Usage-4:1.69-395.el8.noarch
  perl-Storable-1:3.11-3.el8.x86_64                                               perl-Term-ANSIColor-4.06-396.el8.noarch
  perl-Term-Cap-1.17-395.el8.noarch                                               perl-Text-ParseWords-3.30-395.el8.noarch
  perl-Time-Local-1:1.280-1.el8.noarch                                            perl-podlators-4.11-1.el8.noarch
  sgml-common-0.6.3-50.el8.noarch                                                 tar-2:1.30-4.el8.x86_64
  unzip-6.0-41.el8.x86_64                                                         xml-common-0.6.3-50.el8.noarch
  zip-3.0-23.el8.x86_64

Complete!