How To Install glhack on Fedora 34

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

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

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

sudo dnf -y install glhack

Install glhack on Fedora 34 using yum

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

sudo yum -y install glhack

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

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update glhack

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade glhack

How to Upgrade glhack 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 glhack

How To remove glhack from Fedora 34

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

sudo dnf remove glhack

Extra info and code examples

glHack is a port of the game NetHack, using hardware acceleration via OpenGL(R) to render the 2D tile graphics. It uses LibSDL as the video and input library. There is good support for software rendering (without OpenGL) as well. glHack is just one of the many NetHack front-ends. Others include the original text-terminal (TTY) version, one for the X Window System, and one for GNOME called GnomeHack. See the official NetHack website for complete information about the actual game.


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

See also:

How To Install glhack on Kali Linux

How To Install glhack on CentOS 8

How To Install glhack on Debian 11

How To Install glhack on Fedora 34

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