How To Install cpnt on Fedora 34

In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install cpnt on Fedora 34 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update cpnt 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 chntpw
or if you use dnf:
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install chntpw

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

What is cpnt and How to Install It?

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 cpnt 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.

Install cpnt on Fedora 34 using dnf

First, update dnf packages database with dnf by running the next command:

sudo dnf makecache --refresh

After updating database, You can install cpnt using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install chntpw

Install cpnt on Fedora 34 using yum

Because cpnt is available in Fedora 34’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 cpnt package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install chntpw

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

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update chntpw

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade chntpw

How to Upgrade cpnt on Fedora 34 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 chntpw

How To remove cpnt from Fedora 34

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

sudo dnf remove chntpw

Extra info and code examples

This little program provides a way to view information and change user passwords in a Windows NT/2000 user database file. Old passwords need not be known since they are overwritten. In addition it also contains a simple registry editor (same size data writes) and an hex-editor which enables you to fiddle around with bits and bytes in the file as you wish. If you want GNU/Linux bootdisks for offline password recovery you can add this utility to custom image disks or use those provided at the tools homepage.


You now have a full guide on how to install cpnt using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall the cpnt from Fedora 34.

See also:

How To Install cpnt on Kali Linux

How To Install cpnt on Debian 11

How To Install cpnt on CentOS 8

How To Install cpnt on Fedora 34

How To Install cpnt on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install cpnt on Ubuntu 21.04