How To Install canconvert on CentOS 8

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

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

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

sudo dnf -y install canmatrix-utils

Install canconvert on CentOS 8 using yum

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

sudo yum -y install canmatrix-utils

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

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update canmatrix-utils

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade canmatrix-utils

How to Upgrade canconvert 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 canmatrix-utils

How To remove canconvert from CentOS 8

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

sudo dnf remove canmatrix-utils

Extra info and code examples

Canmatrix implements a "Python CAN Matrix Object" which describes the CAN-communication itself and some auxiliary objects (Boardunits, Frames, Signals, Values, ...) Canmatrix also includes two Tools (canconvert and cancompare) for converting and comparing CAN databases. There are also some extract and merge options for dealing with CAN databases. Supported file formats for import: * .dbc candb / Vector * .dbf Busmaster (open source!) * .kcd kayak (open source!) * .arxml autosar system description * .yaml dump of the Python object * .xls(x) excel xls-import, works with .xls-file generated by this lib * .sym peak pcan can description Supported file formats for export: * .dbc * .dbf * .kcd * .xls(x) * .json Canard (open source!) * .arxml (very basic implementation) * .yaml (dump of the Python object) * .sym This package provides the cmdline tools.


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

See also:

How To Install canconvert on CentOS 8

How To Install canconvert on Kali Linux

How To Install canconvert on Debian 11

How To Install canconvert on Fedora 34

How To Install canconvert on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install canconvert on Ubuntu 21.04