How To Install plipconfig on CentOS 8
In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install plipconfig on CentOS 8
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:
or if you use
sudo yum makecache && sudo yum -y install net-tools
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.
plipconfig and How to Install It?
Short description: NET-3 networking toolkit
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
sudo dnf -y install net-tools
Install plipconfig on CentOS 8 using yum
Because plipconfig 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 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:
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
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".
- Maintainer: net-tools Team
- Sources url: http://sourceforge.net/projects/net-tools/
- Section/Category: net
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 plipconfig from CentOS 8.