How to Install Development tools packages on CentOS, RHEL & Fedora Easy Guide
If you want to build software, you may need to install development tools packages on your system. It can also be used to build packages on your system.
autoconf are examples of useful development tools. Installing development tools on CentOS, RHEL, and Fedora systems is covered in this tutorial.
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Installation of Development Tools
Install development packages on your RedHat and derivative systems with the commands mentioned below.
### CentOS/RHEL 7/6/5 yum update yum groupinstall "Development Tools" ### Fedora 28/27/26/25/24/23 dnf update dnf groupinstall "Development Tools"
yum groupinfo "Development Tools" Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * base: mirror.cc.columbia.edu * extras: mirror.metrocast.net * updates: mirror.solarvps.com Group: Development Tools Group-Id: development Description: A basic development environment. Mandatory Packages: =autoconf =automake binutils =bison =flex =gcc =gcc-c++ gettext =libtool make =patch pkgconfig =redhat-rpm-config =rpm-build =rpm-sign Default Packages: =byacc =cscope =ctags [...]
Check The Installed Version
Now check the installed versions of important binaries after successfully installing the build-essential package on your system.
gcc --version gcc (GCC) 4.8.5 20150623 (Red Hat 4.8.5-4) Copyright (C) 2015 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
make --version GNU Make 3.82 Built for x86_64-redhat-linux-gnu Copyright (C) 2010 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later
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