How To Install stress-ng on AlmaLinux 8

stress-ng is Stress test a computer system in various ways

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install stress-ng on AlmaLinux 8.

What is stress-ng

Stress test a computer system in various ways. It was designed to exercise various physical subsystems of a computer as well as the various operating system kernel interfaces.

We can use yum or dnf to install stress-ng on AlmaLinux 8. In this tutorial we discuss both methods but you only need to choose one of method to install stress-ng.

Install stress-ng on AlmaLinux 8 Using dnf

Update yum database with dnf using the following command.

sudo dnf makecache --refresh

After updating yum database, We can install stress-ng using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install stress-ng

Install stress-ng on AlmaLinux 8 Using yum

Update yum database with yum using the following command.

sudo yum makecache --refresh

After updating yum database, We can install stress-ng using yum by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install stress-ng

How To Uninstall stress-ng on AlmaLinux 8

To uninstall only the stress-ng package we can use the following command:

sudo dnf remove stress-ng

stress-ng Package Contents on AlmaLinux 8

/usr/bin/stress-ng
/usr/lib/.build-id
/usr/lib/.build-id/c0
/usr/lib/.build-id/c0/8e21d7e1555dd33b98bafe0a1982b64adb0cec
/usr/share/bash-completion
/usr/share/bash-completion/completions
/usr/share/bash-completion/completions/stress-ng
/usr/share/doc/stress-ng
/usr/share/doc/stress-ng/README
/usr/share/licenses/stress-ng
/usr/share/licenses/stress-ng/COPYING
/usr/share/man/man1/stress-ng.1.gz

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Summary

In this tutorial we learn how to install stress-ng on AlmaLinux 8 using yum and dnf.