How To Install mkmanifest on CentOS 8

In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install mkmanifest on CentOS 8 using dnf and 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:

sudo yum makecache && sudo yum -y install mtools
or if you use dnf:
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.

What is mkmanifest and How to Install It?

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 following command:

sudo dnf -y install mtools

Install mkmanifest on CentOS 8 using yum

Because mkmanifest is available in CentOS 8’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 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:

yum update

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 the following command:

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.

Conclusion

You now have a full guide on how to install mkmanifest using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall the mkmanifest from CentOS 8.

See also:

How To Install mkmanifest on CentOS 8

How To Install mkmanifest on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install mkmanifest on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install mkmanifest on Kali Linux

How To Install mkmanifest on Debian 11

How To Install mkmanifest on Fedora 34

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