How To Install fatcat on Fedora 34

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

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

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

sudo dnf -y install fatcat

Install fatcat on Fedora 34 using yum

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

sudo yum -y install fatcat

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

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update fatcat

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade fatcat

How to Upgrade fatcat 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 fatcat

How To remove fatcat from Fedora 34

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

sudo dnf remove fatcat

Extra info and code examples

fatcat is a tool to explore, extract, repair and forensic FAT filesystem. Its features: - Get information about FAT filesystem; - Explore FAT file system; - Read file or extract directories; - Retrieve file & directories that are deleted; - Backup & restore the FAT tables; - Hack the FAT table by writing on it; - Hack the entries by changing clusters and file sizes; - Perform a search for orphaned files & directories; - Compare and merge the FAT tables; - Repair unallocated directories & files; - Supports FAT12, FAT16 and FAT32.


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

See also:

How To Install fatcat on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install fatcat on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install fatcat on Kali Linux

How To Install fatcat on Debian 11

How To Install fatcat on Fedora 34

How To Install fatcat on CentOS 8