In this tutorial, we will show you how to install CMake on CentOS 9 Stream. For those of you who didn’t know, CMake is a cross-platform code generation or automation tool. CMake is used to control the software compilation process using the native platform and compiler-independent configuration files, and generate native makefiles and workspaces that can be used in the compiler environment of your choice. CMake can be used for various projects, making it a popular choice for many developers.
This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘
sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of the CMake on CentOS 9 Stream.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: CentOS 9 Stream.
- It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
- SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
non-root sudo useror access to the
root user. We recommend acting as a
non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.
Install CMake on CentOS 9 Stream
Step 1. First, let’s start by ensuring your system is up-to-date.
sudo dnf clean all sudo dnf update sudo dnf install gcc gcc-c++ openssl-devel bzip2-devel libffi-devel zlib-devel make
Step 2. Installing CMake on CentOS 9 Stream.
- Install CMake using the default repository CentOS.
By default, CMake is available on the CentOS 9 Stream base repository. Let’s install the latest version of CMake to your CentOS 9 Stream system:
sudo dnf install cmake
Verify the build and version of CMake:
- Install CMake from the official source.
Run the following command below to download the source code from the official page:
Next, extract the archive downloaded file:
tar -zxvf cmake-3.24.0-rc3.tar.gz
After that, changed the directory into the directory that was extracted and compile it:
cd cmake-3.24.0-rc3 sudo ./bootstrap sudo make sudo make install
Now you may check the CMake version:
Congratulations! You have successfully installed CMake. Thanks for using this tutorial to install the CMake on CentOS 9 Stream. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official CMake website.