How To Install metagoofil on Fedora 34

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

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

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

sudo dnf -y install metagoofil

Install metagoofil on Fedora 34 using yum

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

sudo yum -y install metagoofil

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

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update metagoofil

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade metagoofil

How to Upgrade metagoofil 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 metagoofil

How To remove metagoofil from Fedora 34

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

sudo dnf remove metagoofil

Extra info and code examples

Metagoofil is an information gathering tool designed for extracting metadata of public documents (pdf,doc,xls,ppt,docx,pptx,xlsx) belonging to a target company. Metagoofil will perform a search in Google to identify and download the documents to local disk and then will extract the metadata with different libraries like Hachoir, PdfMiner? and others. With the results it will generate a report with usernames, software versions and servers or machine names that will help Penetration testers in the information gathering phase.

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

See also:

How To Install metagoofil on Kali Linux

How To Install metagoofil on Fedora 34

How To Install metagoofil on CentOS 8