How To Install ivshmem-server on Fedora 34
In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install ivshmem-server on Fedora 34
yum package managers.
Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update
ivshmem-server as well.
If you are only interested in the installation command, here is a quick answer for you:
or if you use
sudo yum makecache && sudo yum -y install ivshmem-tools-2
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install ivshmem-tools-2
But if you are interested in the details with step-by-step instructions, the following information will be helpful.
Short description: QEMU utilities
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 ivshmem-server 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.
First, update dnf packages database with
dnf by running the next command:
sudo dnf makecache --refresh
After updating database,
You can install ivshmem-server using
dnf by running the
sudo dnf -y install ivshmem-tools-2
Because ivshmem-server is available in Fedora 34’s default
it is possible to install it from these repositories using the
To begin, update local packages database with
yum using the following command.
sudo yum makecache --refresh
Now can install ivshmem-server package on your server/computer by running the following command:
sudo yum -y install ivshmem-tools-2
To update all the packages available on the system:
If you want to update a specific package like ivshmem-server in this example you should use the following command:
yum update ivshmem-tools-2
To downgrade a package to an earlier version:
yum downgrade ivshmem-tools-2
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 ivshmem-tools-2
To uninstall only the
ivshmem-server package you can execute
sudo dnf remove ivshmem-tools-2
QEMU is a fast processor emulator: currently the package supports ARM, CRIS, i386, M68k (ColdFire), MicroBlaze, MIPS, PowerPC, SH4, SPARC and x86-64 emulation. By using dynamic translation it achieves reasonable speed while being easy to port on new host CPUs. This package provides QEMU related utilities: * qemu-img: QEMU disk image utility * qemu-io: QEMU disk exerciser * qemu-nbd: QEMU disk network block device server
You now have a full guide on how to install
yum package managers.
Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall
the ivshmem-server from Fedora 34.