How To Install mkmanifest on CentOS 8
In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install mkmanifest on CentOS 8
yum package managers.
Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update
mkmanifest as well.
One-liner Install Command
If you are only interested in the installation command, here is a quick answer for you:
or if you use
sudo yum makecache && sudo yum -y install mtools
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install mtools
But if you are interested in the details with step-by-step instructions, the following information will be helpful.
mkmanifest and How to Install It?
Short description: Tools for manipulating MSDOS files
First things first, you will need access to a server or computer running CentOS 8. This guide was written specifically with a server running CentOS 8 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 mkmanifest on CentOS 8. 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 mkmanifest on CentOS 8 using dnf
First, update dnf packages database with
dnf by running the next command:
sudo dnf makecache --refresh
After updating database,
You can install mkmanifest using
dnf by running the
sudo dnf -y install mtools
Install mkmanifest on CentOS 8 using yum
Because mkmanifest is available in CentOS 8’s default
it is possible to install it from these repositories using the
To begin, update local packages database with
yum using the following command.
sudo yum makecache --refresh
Now can install mkmanifest package on your server/computer by running the following command:
sudo yum -y install mtools
How to upgrade (update) a single package mkmanifest using yum?
To update all the packages available on the system:
If you want to update a specific package like mkmanifest in this example you should use the following command:
yum update mtools
To downgrade a package to an earlier version:
yum downgrade mtools
How to Upgrade mkmanifest on CentOS 8 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 mtools
How To remove mkmanifest from CentOS 8
To uninstall only the
mkmanifest package you can execute
sudo dnf remove mtools
Extra info and code examples
Mtools is a collection of utilities to access MS-DOS disks from Unix without mounting them. It supports Win'95 style long file names, OS/2 Xdf disks, ZIP/JAZ disks and 2m disks (store up to 1992kB on a high density 3 1/2 disk). Also included in this package are commands to eject and manipulate the write/password protection control of Zip disks.
- Maintainer: Chris Lamb
- Sources url: https://www.gnu.org/software/mtools/
- Section/Category: otherosfs
You now have a full guide on how to install
yum package managers.
Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall
the mkmanifest from CentOS 8.