How To Install af_inet6_tx on CentOS 8
In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install af_inet6_tx on CentOS 8
yum package managers.
Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update
af_inet6_tx as well.
One-liner Install Command
If you are only interested in the installation command, here is a quick answer for you:
or if you use
sudo yum makecache && sudo yum -y install wpan-tools
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install wpan-tools
But if you are interested in the details with step-by-step instructions, the following information will be helpful.
af_inet6_tx and How to Install It?
Short description: Configure and test 802.15.4 devices
First things first, you will need access to a server or computer running CentOS 8. This guide was written specifically with a server running CentOS 8 in mind, although it should also work on older, supported versions of the operating system.
Also, make sure you are running a regular, non-root user with sudo privileges configured on your server. When you have an account available, log in as your non-root user to begin.
There are several ways to install af_inet6_tx on CentOS 8. You can use (links are clickable):
In the following sections, we will describe each method in detail. You can choose one of them or refer to the recommended one.
Install af_inet6_tx on CentOS 8 using dnf
First, update dnf packages database with
dnf by running the next command:
sudo dnf makecache --refresh
After updating database,
You can install af_inet6_tx using
dnf by running the
sudo dnf -y install wpan-tools
Install af_inet6_tx on CentOS 8 using yum
Because af_inet6_tx is available in CentOS 8’s default
it is possible to install it from these repositories using the
To begin, update local packages database with
yum using the following command.
sudo yum makecache --refresh
Now can install af_inet6_tx package on your server/computer by running the following command:
sudo yum -y install wpan-tools
How to upgrade (update) a single package af_inet6_tx using yum?
To update all the packages available on the system:
If you want to update a specific package like af_inet6_tx in this example you should use the following command:
yum update wpan-tools
To downgrade a package to an earlier version:
yum downgrade wpan-tools
How to Upgrade af_inet6_tx on CentOS 8 with dnf?
When you run the
dnf update, all system packages with available updates are updated.
However, if you want to upgrade a single package, then you would have to pass the package name as
the argument to the dnf update command.
dnf update wpan-tools
How To remove af_inet6_tx from CentOS 8
To uninstall only the
af_inet6_tx package you can execute
sudo dnf remove wpan-tools
Extra info and code examples
This package contains two CLI tools for working with devices based on IEEE 802.15.4 via the netlink interface. IEEE 802.15.4 describes the standards for Low-Rate Wireless Personal Area Networks (6LoWPAN). * iwpan - configure a wpan network device to create a 6LoWPAN network * wpan-ping - network testing tool like ping or ping6, especially for 6LoWPAN nodes
You now have a full guide on how to install
yum package managers.
Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall
the af_inet6_tx from CentOS 8.