How To Install bookinfo on CentOS 8

In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install bookinfo on CentOS 8 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update bookinfo 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 epwutil
or if you use dnf:
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install epwutil

But if you are interested in the details with step-by-step instructions, the following information will be helpful.

What is bookinfo 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 bookinfo 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 bookinfo 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 bookinfo using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install epwutil

Install bookinfo on CentOS 8 using yum

Because bookinfo 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 bookinfo package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install epwutil

How to upgrade (update) a single package bookinfo using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

If you want to update a specific package like bookinfo in this example you should use the following command:

yum update epwutil

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade epwutil

How to Upgrade bookinfo 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 epwutil

How To remove bookinfo from CentOS 8

To uninstall only the bookinfo package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove epwutil

Extra info and code examples

epwutil is a set of small utilities that can deal with dictionary files in EB (Electric Book) / EPWING format. It contains: catdump - dump EB / EPWING catalog file bookinfo - Show info about the dictionary squeeze - compress dictionary files Would be nice to use with ndtpd, lookup-el, etc.

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You now have a full guide on how to install bookinfo using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall the bookinfo from CentOS 8.

See also:

How To Install bookinfo on CentOS 8

How To Install bookinfo on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install bookinfo on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install bookinfo on Debian 11

How To Install bookinfo on Fedora 34