In this tutorial we will show you how to install GCC on CentOS 8. For those of you who didn’t know, The GNU Compiler Collection (GCC) is a collection of compilers and libraries for C, C++, Objective-C, Fortran, Ada, Go, and D, programming languages. A lot of open-source projects, including the Linux kernel and GNU tools, are compiled using GCC.
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 through the step by step installation GCC on a CentOS 8 server.
Install GCC on CentOS 8
Step 1. First let’s start by ensuring your system is up-to-date.
Step 2. Installing GCC on CentOS 8.
Type the following command to get started your installation GCC:
Confirm your installation by checking for the GCC version:
Let’s create a file to test weather it is working or not. Consider this file to show hello world:
Compile this file with GCC:
The program will result:
Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed GCC. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing GCC in CentOS 8 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official GCC website.