How To Install hwloc-calc on Fedora 34

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

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

What is hwloc-calc 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 hwloc-calc 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 hwloc-calc 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 hwloc-calc using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install hwloc

Install hwloc-calc on Fedora 34 using yum

Because hwloc-calc 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 hwloc-calc package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install hwloc

How to upgrade (update) a single package hwloc-calc using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update hwloc

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade hwloc

How to Upgrade hwloc-calc 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 hwloc

How To remove hwloc-calc from Fedora 34

To uninstall only the hwloc-calc package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove hwloc

Extra info and code examples

Hardware Locality (hwloc) provides a portable abstraction (across OS, versions, architectures, ...) of the hierarchical topology of modern architectures. It primarily aims at helping high-performance computing applications with gathering information about the hardware so as to exploit it accordingly and efficiently. hwloc provides a hierarchical view of the machine, NUMA memory nodes, sockets, shared caches, cores and simultaneous multithreading. It also gathers various attributes such as cache and memory information. hwloc supports old kernels not having sysfs topology information, with knowledge of cpusets, offline cpus, and Kerrighed support This package contains utilities to show the topology of the machine (lstopo and hwloc-ls), manipulate cpu masks (hwloc-calc), and bind processes (hwloc-bind).


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

See also:

How To Install hwloc-calc on Kali Linux

How To Install hwloc-calc on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install hwloc-calc on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install hwloc-calc on Debian 11

How To Install hwloc-calc on Fedora 34

How To Install hwloc-calc on CentOS 8