How To Install po2xml on CentOS 8

In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install po2xml on CentOS 8 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update po2xml 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 kdesdk-poxml
or if you use dnf:
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install kdesdk-poxml

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

What is po2xml 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 po2xml 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 po2xml 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 po2xml using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install kdesdk-poxml

Install po2xml on CentOS 8 using yum

Because po2xml 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 po2xml package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install kdesdk-poxml

How to upgrade (update) a single package po2xml using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

If you want to update a specific package like po2xml in this example you should use the following command:

yum update kdesdk-poxml

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade kdesdk-poxml

How to Upgrade po2xml 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 kdesdk-poxml

How To remove po2xml from CentOS 8

To uninstall only the po2xml package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove kdesdk-poxml

Extra info and code examples

This is a collection of tools that facilitate translating DocBook XML files using Gettext message files (PO files). Also included are several command-line utilities for manipulating DocBook XML files, PO files and PO template files. This package is part of the KDE Software Development Kit module.


You now have a full guide on how to install po2xml using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall the po2xml from CentOS 8.

See also:

How To Install po2xml on CentOS 8

How To Install po2xml on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install po2xml on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install po2xml on Kali Linux

How To Install po2xml on Debian 11

How To Install po2xml on Fedora 34