How To Install antiword on Fedora 34
In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install antiword on Fedora 34
yum package managers.
Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update
antiword as well.
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 antiword
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install antiword
But if you are interested in the details with step-by-step instructions, the following information will be helpful.
Short description: Converts MS Word files to text, PS, PDF and XML
First things first, you will need access to a server or computer running Fedora 34. This guide was written specifically with a server running Fedora 34 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 antiword on Fedora 34. 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.
First, update dnf packages database with
dnf by running the next command:
sudo dnf makecache --refresh
After updating database,
You can install antiword using
dnf by running the
sudo dnf -y install antiword
Because antiword is available in Fedora 34’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 antiword package on your server/computer by running the following command:
sudo yum -y install antiword
To update all the packages available on the system:
If you want to update a specific package like antiword in this example you should use the following command:
yum update antiword
To downgrade a package to an earlier version:
yum downgrade antiword
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 antiword
To uninstall only the
antiword package you can execute
sudo dnf remove antiword
Antiword is a free MS Word reader. It converts the binary files from MS Word 2, 6, 7, 97, 2000 and 2003 to text, Postscript, PDF and XML. Note that it doesn't support the XML-based formats which newer MS Word versions produce by default (.docx).
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 antiword from Fedora 34.