How To Install canfdtest on CentOS 8

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

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

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

sudo dnf -y install can-utils

Install canfdtest on CentOS 8 using yum

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

sudo yum -y install can-utils

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

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update can-utils

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade can-utils

How to Upgrade canfdtest 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 can-utils

How To remove canfdtest from CentOS 8

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

sudo dnf remove can-utils

Extra info and code examples

CAN is a message-based network protocol designed for vehicles originally created by Robert Bosch GmbH. SocketCAN is a set of open source CAN drivers and a networking stack contributed by Volkswagen Research to the Linux kernel. This package contains some userspace utilities for Linux SocketCAN subsystem. Basic tools to display, record, generate and replay CAN traffic: candump, canplayer, cansend, cangen, cansniffer. CAN access via IP sockets: canlogserver, bcmserver, socketcand. CAN in-kernel gateway configuration: cangw. CAN bus measurement and testing: canbusload, can-calc-bit-timing, canfdtest. ISO-TP (ISO 15765-2 2016) tools: isotpsend, isotprecv, isotpsniffer, isotpdump, isotpserver, isotpperf, isotptun. CAN log file converters: asc2log, log2asc, log2long. CAN Serial Line Discipline configuration (for slcan driver): slcan_attach, slcand, slcanpty. SAE J1939 tools and demo: jacd, jspy, jsr, testj1939.


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

See also:

How To Install canfdtest on CentOS 8

How To Install canfdtest on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install canfdtest on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install canfdtest on Debian 11

How To Install canfdtest on Fedora 34

How To Install canfdtest on Kali Linux