How To Install txt2las on Fedora 34

In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install txt2las on Fedora 34 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update txt2las 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 liblas-tools
or if you use dnf:
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install liblas-tools

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

What is txt2las and How to Install It?

First things first, you will need access to a server or computer running Fedora 34. This guide was written specifically with a server running Fedora 34 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 txt2las on Fedora 34. 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 txt2las on Fedora 34 using dnf

First, update dnf packages database with dnf by running the next command:

sudo dnf makecache --refresh

After updating database, You can install txt2las using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install liblas-tools

Install txt2las on Fedora 34 using yum

Because txt2las is available in Fedora 34’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 txt2las package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install liblas-tools

How to upgrade (update) a single package txt2las using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

If you want to update a specific package like txt2las in this example you should use the following command:

yum update liblas-tools

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade liblas-tools

How to Upgrade txt2las on Fedora 34 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 liblas-tools

How To remove txt2las from Fedora 34

To uninstall only the txt2las package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove liblas-tools

Extra info and code examples

libLAS is a C/C++ library for reading and writing ASPRS LAS versions 1.0, 1.1 and 1.2 data. The LAS format is a sequential binary format used to store data from sensors and as intermediate processing storage by some LiDAR-related applications. LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) is an optical remote sensing technology that measures properties of scattered light to find range and/or other information of a distant target. The prevalent method to determine distance to an object or surface is to use laser pulses. This package contains the essential toolset to manage LiDAR data: lasinfo, lasmerge, las2las, las2txt, txt2las, las2ogr.


You now have a full guide on how to install txt2las using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall the txt2las from Fedora 34.

See also:

How To Install txt2las on CentOS 8

How To Install txt2las on Kali Linux

How To Install txt2las on Debian 11

How To Install txt2las on Fedora 34

How To Install txt2las on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install txt2las on Ubuntu 21.04