CentOS, Fedora, or openSUSE

Install Pelican on CentOS, Fedora, openSUSE, Alma, or Rocky

This document explains how to install Pelican on a Red Hat-based Linux distribution system such as: Red Hat Enterprise Linux, CentOS, Fedora, or openSUSE.

Install Pelican RPM

You can install Pelican from the standalone RPM, or with the binary .tar.gz file. You only need to follow one section below to install.

Install the Pelican RPM package manually

  1. Navigate to Pelican download page and select the Pelican RPM you want to install.

  2. In the Operating System section, select Linux. In Architectures section, select X86_64 or ARM64 depending on the architecture of your machine.

  3. In the list of download candidates, copy the link to pelican-x.x.x-1.x86_64.rpm if you select X86_64, or pelican-x.x.x-aarch64.rpm if you select ARM64 (ARM), where x.x.x is the version number.

  4. Change the following command with the link to the binary you copied in the previous step and run the command

    sudo yum install -y <replace-with-the-link-you-copied>

    Example to install Pelican v7.5.8 RPM package on an X86_64 machine:

    sudo yum install -y https://github.com/PelicanPlatform/pelican/releases/download/v7.5.8/pelican-7.5.8-1.x86_64.rpm

Install Pelican as a standalone binary

Refer to installing Linux Standalone Binary page for how to install Pelican as a standalone binary.

Uninstall on CentOS, Fedora, or openSUSE

  1. If you configured Pelican server to run with systemd, stop the systemd service for Pelican server:
sudo systemctl stop grafana
  1. To uninstall Pelican
sudo dnf remove pelican

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