How To Install mednafen on Fedora 34

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

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

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

sudo dnf -y install mednafen

Install mednafen on Fedora 34 using yum

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

sudo yum -y install mednafen

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

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update mednafen

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade mednafen

How to Upgrade mednafen 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 mednafen

How To remove mednafen from Fedora 34

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

sudo dnf remove mednafen

Extra info and code examples

Mednafen is a command-line driven emulator for many different systems. It has full support for OpenGL and SDL graphics, network play, remappable input configuration, joystick and keyboard support, save states, game rewinding, GSF playback, and screenshots. The systems supported by Mednafen are: * Atari Lynx * GameBoy * GameBoy Color * GameBoy Advance * NES * SNES * Virtual Boy * PC Engine (TurboGrafx 16) * PC-FX * SuperGrafx * NeoGeo Pocket, NeoGeo Pocket Color * WonderSwan * Sega Genesis / Mega Drive * Sega Saturn * Sony PlayStation Hardware emulated by Mednafen includes: * NES gamepad, Zapper, PowerPad * Four-Score, Famicom multiplayer adapter * Arkanoid, HyperShot, Space Shadow, Mahjong controllers * Oeka Kids tablet, Quiz King buzzers, Family Trainer, Barcode World * Game Genie


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

See also:

How To Install mednafen on Debian 11

How To Install mednafen on Kali Linux

How To Install mednafen on Fedora 34

How To Install mednafen on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install mednafen on CentOS 8

How To Install mednafen on Ubuntu 22.04