How To Install k5start on Fedora 34

In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install k5start on Fedora 34 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update k5start 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 kstart
or if you use dnf:
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install kstart

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

What is k5start 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 k5start 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 k5start 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 k5start using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install kstart

Install k5start on Fedora 34 using yum

Because k5start 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 k5start package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install kstart

How to upgrade (update) a single package k5start using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

If you want to update a specific package like k5start in this example you should use the following command:

yum update kstart

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade kstart

How to Upgrade k5start 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 kstart

How To remove k5start from Fedora 34

To uninstall only the k5start package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove kstart

Extra info and code examples

k5start can be used instead of kinit to obtain Kerberos tickets. krenew can be used instead of kinit -R to renew renewable tickets. They are intended primarily for use with automated or long-running processes and support some additional features useful for that purpose, such as running as a daemon and refreshing the ticket periodically, checking to see if an existing ticket has expired, or obtaining an AFS token along with the ticket by running an external program automatically.

Conclusion

You now have a full guide on how to install k5start using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall the k5start from Fedora 34.

See also:

How To Install k5start on Kali Linux

How To Install k5start on Debian 11

How To Install k5start on Fedora 34

How To Install k5start on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install k5start on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install k5start on CentOS 8

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