How To Install datefudge on CentOS 7

In this tutorial we learn how to install datefudge on CentOS 7. datefudge is Fake the system date

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install datefudge on CentOS 7.

What is datefudge

This program (and preload library) fakes the system date so that programs think the wall clock is … different. The faking is not complete; time-stamp on files are not affected in any way. This package is useful if you want to test the date handling of your programs without changing the system clock.

We can use yum or dnf to install datefudge on CentOS 7. In this tutorial we discuss both methods but you only need to choose one of method to install datefudge.

Install datefudge on CentOS 7 Using yum

Update yum database with yum using the following command.

sudo yum makecache

After updating yum database, We can install datefudge using yum by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install datefudge

Install datefudge on CentOS 7 Using dnf

If you don’t have dnf installed you can install dnf first. Update yum database with dnf using the following command.

sudo dnf makecache

After updating yum database, We can install datefudge using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install datefudge

How To Uninstall datefudge on CentOS 7

To uninstall only the datefudge package we can use the following command:

sudo dnf remove datefudge

datefudge Package Contents on CentOS 7

/usr/bin/datefudge
/usr/libexec/datefudge
/usr/libexec/datefudge/datefudge.so
/usr/share/doc/datefudge-1.22
/usr/share/doc/datefudge-1.22/COPYING
/usr/share/doc/datefudge-1.22/README
/usr/share/man/man1/datefudge.1.gz

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Summary

In this tutorial we learn how to install datefudge on CentOS 7 using yum and dnf.