How To Install text2table on CentOS 8

In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install text2table on CentOS 8 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update text2table 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 libopenoffice-oodoc-perl
or if you use dnf:
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install libopenoffice-oodoc-perl

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

What is text2table 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 text2table 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 text2table 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 text2table using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install libopenoffice-oodoc-perl

Install text2table on CentOS 8 using yum

Because text2table 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 text2table package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install libopenoffice-oodoc-perl

How to upgrade (update) a single package text2table using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

If you want to update a specific package like text2table in this example you should use the following command:

yum update libopenoffice-oodoc-perl

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade libopenoffice-oodoc-perl

How to Upgrade text2table 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 libopenoffice-oodoc-perl

How To remove text2table from CentOS 8

To uninstall only the text2table package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove libopenoffice-oodoc-perl

Extra info and code examples

OpenOffice::OODoc is a Perl module for reading from/writing to files that comply with the OASIS Open Document Format for Office Applications (ODF), also known as the ISO/IEC 26300:2006 standard. It provides a high-level, document-oriented language, and isolates the programmer from the details of the file format. This module can process different document classes (texts, spreadsheets, presentations, and drawings). It can retrieve or update styles and images, document metadata, as well as text content.


You now have a full guide on how to install text2table using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall the text2table from CentOS 8.

See also:

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