How To Install genfio on Fedora 34

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

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

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

sudo dnf -y install fio

Install genfio on Fedora 34 using yum

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

sudo yum -y install fio

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

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update fio

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade fio

How to Upgrade genfio 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 fio

How To remove genfio from Fedora 34

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

sudo dnf remove fio

Extra info and code examples

fio is a tool that will spawn a number of threads or processes doing a particular type of I/O action as specified by the user. fio takes a number of global parameters, each inherited by the thread unless otherwise parameters given to them overriding that setting is given. The typical use of fio is to write a job file matching the I/O load one wants to simulate. This package contains the command line version of fio and all additional command line tools. The package gfio contains the GTK+ based gui frontend for fio.


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

See also:

How To Install genfio on Kali Linux

How To Install genfio on Debian 11

How To Install genfio on Fedora 34

How To Install genfio on CentOS 8

How To Install genfio on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install genfio on Ubuntu 21.04