How To Install ldns-dpa on Fedora 34

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

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

What is ldns-dpa 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 ldns-dpa 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 ldns-dpa 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 ldns-dpa using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install ldns-utils

Install ldns-dpa on Fedora 34 using yum

Because ldns-dpa 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 ldns-dpa package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install ldns-utils

How to upgrade (update) a single package ldns-dpa using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update ldns-utils

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade ldns-utils

How to Upgrade ldns-dpa 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 ldns-utils

How To remove ldns-dpa from Fedora 34

To uninstall only the ldns-dpa package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove ldns-utils

Extra info and code examples

The goal of ldns is to simplify DNS programming, it supports recent RFCs like the DNSSEC documents, and allows developers to easily create software conforming to current RFCs, and experimental software for current Internet Drafts. This package contains various client programs related to DNS that are based on top of libldns library and DRILL tool which is similar to dig. These tools were designed with DNSSEC in mind and are useful for DNS and DNSSEC testing and debugging.

  • Maintainer: Debian DNS Packaging
  • Sources url: unknown
  • Section/Category: unknown


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

See also:

How To Install ldns-dpa on CentOS 8

How To Install ldns-dpa on Kali Linux

How To Install ldns-dpa on Debian 11

How To Install ldns-dpa on Fedora 34

How To Install ldns-dpa on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install ldns-dpa on Ubuntu 21.04