How To Install kakasi on Fedora 34

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

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

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

sudo dnf -y install kakasi

Install kakasi on Fedora 34 using yum

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

sudo yum -y install kakasi

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

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update kakasi

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade kakasi

How to Upgrade kakasi 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 kakasi

How To remove kakasi from Fedora 34

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

sudo dnf remove kakasi

Extra info and code examples

KAKASI is the language processing filter to convert Kanji characters to Hiragana, Katakana or Romaji(1) and may be helpful to read Japanese documents. The name "KAKASI" is the abbreviation of "kanji kana simple inverter" and the inverse of SKK "simple kana kanji converter" which is developed by Masahiko Sato at Tohoku University. The most entries of the kakasi dictionary is derived form the SKK dictionaries. If you have some interests in the naming of "KAKASI", please consult to Japanese-English dictionary. :-) (1) "Romaji" is alphabetical description of Japanese pronunciation.


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

See also:

How To Install kakasi on Kali Linux

How To Install kakasi on CentOS 8

How To Install kakasi on Debian 11

How To Install kakasi on Fedora 34

How To Install kakasi on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install kakasi on Ubuntu 21.04