How To Install af_inet6_tx on CentOS 8

In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install af_inet6_tx on CentOS 8 using dnf and 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:

sudo yum makecache && sudo yum -y install wpan-tools
or if you use dnf:
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.

What is af_inet6_tx and How to Install It?

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 following command:

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 repositories, it is possible to install it from these repositories using the yum packaging system.

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:

yum update

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 the following command:

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

Conclusion

You now have a full guide on how to install af_inet6_tx using dnf and 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.

See also:

How To Install af_inet6_tx on Kali Linux

How To Install af_inet6_tx on CentOS 8

How To Install af_inet6_tx on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install af_inet6_tx on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install af_inet6_tx on Debian 11

How To Install af_inet6_tx on Fedora 34

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