How To Install wikipedia2text on CentOS 8

In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install wikipedia2text on CentOS 8 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update wikipedia2text 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 wikipedia2text
or if you use dnf:
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install wikipedia2text

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

What is wikipedia2text 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 wikipedia2text 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 wikipedia2text 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 wikipedia2text using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install wikipedia2text

Install wikipedia2text on CentOS 8 using yum

Because wikipedia2text 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 wikipedia2text package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install wikipedia2text

How to upgrade (update) a single package wikipedia2text using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

If you want to update a specific package like wikipedia2text in this example you should use the following command:

yum update wikipedia2text

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade wikipedia2text

How to Upgrade wikipedia2text 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 wikipedia2text

How To remove wikipedia2text from CentOS 8

To uninstall only the wikipedia2text package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove wikipedia2text

Extra info and code examples

This script fetches Wikipedia articles (currently supports around 30 Wikipedia languages) and displays them as plain text in a pager or just sends the text to standard out. Alternatively it opens the Wikipedia article in a (possibly GUI) web browser or just shows the URL of the appropriate Wikipedia article.

Conclusion

You now have a full guide on how to install wikipedia2text using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall the wikipedia2text from CentOS 8.

See also:

How To Install wikipedia2text on CentOS 8

How To Install wikipedia2text on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install wikipedia2text on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install wikipedia2text on Kali Linux

How To Install wikipedia2text on Debian 11

How To Install wikipedia2text on Fedora 34

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