How To Install mailnag on Fedora 34

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

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

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

sudo dnf -y install mailnag

Install mailnag on Fedora 34 using yum

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

sudo yum -y install mailnag

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

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update mailnag

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade mailnag

How to Upgrade mailnag 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 mailnag

How To remove mailnag from Fedora 34

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

sudo dnf remove mailnag

Extra info and code examples

Mailnag is a daemon program that checks POP3 and IMAP servers for new mail. On mail arrival it performs various actions provided by plugins. Mailnag comes with a set of desktop-independent default plugins for visual/sound notifications, script execution etc. and can be extended with additional plugins easily.

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install mailnag on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install mailnag on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install mailnag on CentOS 8

How To Install mailnag on Kali Linux

How To Install mailnag on Debian 11

How To Install mailnag on Fedora 34

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