How To Install afio on Fedora 34

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

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

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

sudo dnf -y install afio

Install afio on Fedora 34 using yum

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

sudo yum -y install afio

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

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update afio

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade afio

How to Upgrade afio 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 afio

How To remove afio from Fedora 34

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

sudo dnf remove afio

Extra info and code examples

Afio manipulates groups of files, copying them within or between filesystems and an afio archive. Afio archives are portable as they contain only ASCII-formatted header information. Afio makes cpio-format archives. Afio deals somewhat gracefully with input data corruption. Afio supports multi-volume archives during interactive operation. Afio can make compressed archives that are much safer than compressed tar or cpio archives. Afio is best used as an `archive engine' in a backup script.

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Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install afio on CentOS 8

How To Install afio on Fedora 34

How To Install afio on Kali Linux

How To Install afio on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install afio on Ubuntu 21.04

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