How To Install dcm2nii on Fedora 34

In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install dcm2nii on Fedora 34 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update dcm2nii 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 mricron
or if you use dnf:
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install mricron

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

What is dcm2nii 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 dcm2nii 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 dcm2nii 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 dcm2nii using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install mricron

Install dcm2nii on Fedora 34 using yum

Because dcm2nii 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 dcm2nii package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install mricron

How to upgrade (update) a single package dcm2nii using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

If you want to update a specific package like dcm2nii in this example you should use the following command:

yum update mricron

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade mricron

How to Upgrade dcm2nii 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 mricron

How To remove dcm2nii from Fedora 34

To uninstall only the dcm2nii package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove mricron

Extra info and code examples

This is a GUI-based visualization and analysis tool for (functional) magnetic resonance imaging. MRIcron can be used to create 2D or 3D renderings of statistical overlay maps on brain anatomy images. Moreover, it aids drawing anatomical regions-of-interest (ROI), or lesion mapping, as well as basic analysis of functional timeseries (e.g. creating plots of peristimulus signal-change). In addition to 'mricron', this package also provides 'dcm2nii' that supports converting DICOM and PAR/REC images into the NIfTI format, and 'npm' for non-parametric data analysis.


You now have a full guide on how to install dcm2nii using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall the dcm2nii from Fedora 34.

See also:

How To Install dcm2nii on Debian 11

How To Install dcm2nii on Fedora 34

How To Install dcm2nii on Kali Linux

How To Install dcm2nii on CentOS 8

How To Install dcm2nii on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install dcm2nii on Ubuntu 21.04