How To Install geany-plugins-updatechecker on CentOS 7

In this tutorial we learn how to install geany-plugins-updatechecker on CentOS 7. geany-plugins-updatechecker is Automatically check for Geany updates

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install geany-plugins-updatechecker on CentOS 7.

What is geany-plugins-updatechecker

UpdateChecker is a plugin for Geany, which is able to check whether there is a more recent version of Geany available.

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

Install geany-plugins-updatechecker on CentOS 7 Using yum

Update yum database with yum using the following command.

sudo yum makecache

After updating yum database, We can install geany-plugins-updatechecker using yum by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install geany-plugins-updatechecker

Install geany-plugins-updatechecker 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 geany-plugins-updatechecker using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install geany-plugins-updatechecker

How To Uninstall geany-plugins-updatechecker on CentOS 7

To uninstall only the geany-plugins-updatechecker package we can use the following command:

sudo dnf remove geany-plugins-updatechecker

geany-plugins-updatechecker Package Contents on CentOS 7

/usr/lib64/geany/updatechecker.so
/usr/share/doc/geany-plugins-1.36/updatechecker
/usr/share/doc/geany-plugins-1.36/updatechecker/AUTHORS
/usr/share/doc/geany-plugins-1.36/updatechecker/COPYING
/usr/share/doc/geany-plugins-1.36/updatechecker/ChangeLog
/usr/share/doc/geany-plugins-1.36/updatechecker/NEWS
/usr/share/doc/geany-plugins-1.36/updatechecker/README

References

Summary

In this tutorial we learn how to install geany-plugins-updatechecker on CentOS 7 using yum and dnf.