How To Install acorn.js on Fedora 34

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

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

What is acorn.js 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 acorn.js 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 acorn.js 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 acorn.js using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install node-acorn

Install acorn.js on Fedora 34 using yum

Because acorn.js 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 acorn.js package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install node-acorn

How to upgrade (update) a single package acorn.js using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update node-acorn

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade node-acorn

How to Upgrade acorn.js 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 node-acorn

How To remove acorn.js from Fedora 34

To uninstall only the acorn.js package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove node-acorn

Extra info and code examples

Acorn is a tiny, fast JavaScript parser written in JavaScript. acorn.js defines the main parser interface. The library also comes with a error-tolerant parser and an abstract syntax tree walker, defined in other files. This package contains the acorn module for Node.js. This package contain also the small wrapper acorn-node. Node.js is an event-based server-side JavaScript engine.

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install acorn.js on Kali Linux

How To Install acorn.js on CentOS 8

How To Install acorn.js on Debian 11

How To Install acorn.js on Fedora 34

How To Install acorn.js on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install acorn.js on Ubuntu 22.04

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