How To Install plipconfig on CentOS 8

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

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

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

sudo dnf -y install net-tools

Install plipconfig on CentOS 8 using yum

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

sudo yum -y install net-tools

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

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update net-tools

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade net-tools

How to Upgrade plipconfig 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 net-tools

How To remove plipconfig from CentOS 8

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

sudo dnf remove net-tools

Extra info and code examples

This package includes the important tools for controlling the network subsystem of the Linux kernel. This includes arp, ifconfig, netstat, rarp, nameif and route. Additionally, this package contains utilities relating to particular network hardware types (plipconfig, slattach, mii-tool) and advanced aspects of IP configuration (iptunnel, ipmaddr). In the upstream package 'hostname' and friends are included. Those are not installed by this package, since there is a special "hostname*.deb".

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install plipconfig on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install plipconfig on CentOS 8

How To Install plipconfig on Kali Linux

How To Install plipconfig on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install plipconfig on Debian 11

How To Install plipconfig on Fedora 34

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