How To Install mkatfs on Fedora 34
In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install mkatfs on Fedora 34
yum package managers.
Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update
mkatfs 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 atfs
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install atfs
But if you are interested in the details with step-by-step instructions, the following information will be helpful.
Short description: The Attributed File System (AtFS)
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 mkatfs 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 mkatfs using
dnf by running the
sudo dnf -y install atfs
Because mkatfs 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 mkatfs package on your server/computer by running the following command:
sudo yum -y install atfs
To update all the packages available on the system:
If you want to update a specific package like mkatfs in this example you should use the following command:
yum update atfs
To downgrade a package to an earlier version:
yum downgrade atfs
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 atfs
To uninstall only the
mkatfs package you can execute
sudo dnf remove atfs
AtFS is a storage system supporting multiple versions of files and associating an arbitrary number of application defined attributes of the form "name=value" with each version. AtFS comes as a function library that is meant as an extension to the UNIX file system. It does this without the need for kernel modifications and without imposing any restrictions to existing file system applications. It is part of ShapeTools, a software configuration management system.
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 mkatfs from Fedora 34.