How To Install pland on CentOS 8

In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install pland on CentOS 8 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update pland 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 plan
or if you use dnf:
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install plan

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

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

sudo dnf -y install plan

Install pland on CentOS 8 using yum

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

sudo yum -y install plan

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

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update plan

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade plan

How to Upgrade pland 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 plan

How To remove pland from CentOS 8

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

sudo dnf remove plan

Extra info and code examples

Plan is a schedule planner based on X/Motif. It displays a month calendar similar to xcal, but every day box is large enough to show appointments in small print. By pressing on a day box, the appointments for that day can be listed and edited. Appointments are entered with the following information (everything except the time is optional): - the date, time, and length of the appointment, - an optional text message to be printed, - an optional script to be executed, - early-warn and late-warn triggers that precede the alarm time, - repetitions: [n-th] weekdays, days-of-the-month, every n days, yearly, - optional fast command-line appointment entry, - flexible ways to specify holidays and vacations, - extensive context help, - multiuser capability using the netplan server, provided by the netplan package.

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

See also:

How To Install pland on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install pland on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install pland on Fedora 34

How To Install pland on CentOS 8

How To Install pland on Debian 11