How To Install hdfview on Fedora 34

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

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

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

sudo dnf -y install hdfview

Install hdfview on Fedora 34 using yum

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

sudo yum -y install hdfview

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

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update hdfview

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade hdfview

How to Upgrade hdfview 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 hdfview

How To remove hdfview from Fedora 34

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

sudo dnf remove hdfview

Extra info and code examples

HDF is a versatile data model that can represent very complex data objects and a wide variety of metadata. It is a completely portable file format with no limit on the number or size of data objects in the collection. This package provides a HDF4/HDF5 viewer.

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

See also:

How To Install hdfview on Debian 11

How To Install hdfview on Fedora 34

How To Install hdfview on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install hdfview on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install hdfview on CentOS 8