How To Install db2man on Fedora 34

In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install db2man on Fedora 34 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update db2man 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 docbook-utils
or if you use dnf:
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install docbook-utils

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

What is db2man 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 db2man 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 db2man 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 db2man using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install docbook-utils

Install db2man on Fedora 34 using yum

Because db2man 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 db2man package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install docbook-utils

How to upgrade (update) a single package db2man using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

If you want to update a specific package like db2man in this example you should use the following command:

yum update docbook-utils

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade docbook-utils

How to Upgrade db2man 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 docbook-utils

How To remove db2man from Fedora 34

To uninstall only the db2man package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove docbook-utils

Extra info and code examples

The docbook-utils is a set of a few small programs intended to ease everyday use of technical documentation software and more generally use of SGML and XML. Tasks they currently accomplish are: * jw: convert DocBook files to other formats (HTML, RTF, Postscript, PDF). * sgmldiff: detect the differences in markup between two SGML files. * docbook2man: converts a DocBook refentry to a man page.


You now have a full guide on how to install db2man using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall the db2man from Fedora 34.

See also:

How To Install db2man on Kali Linux

How To Install db2man on Debian 11

How To Install db2man on Fedora 34

How To Install db2man on CentOS 8

How To Install db2man on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install db2man on Ubuntu 21.04