How To Install pexec on Fedora 34
In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install pexec on Fedora 34
yum package managers.
Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update
pexec as well.
One-liner Install Command
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 pexec
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install pexec
But if you are interested in the details with step-by-step instructions, the following information will be helpful.
pexec and How to Install It?
Short description: Executing commands in parallel
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 pexec 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 pexec 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 pexec using
dnf by running the
sudo dnf -y install pexec
Install pexec on Fedora 34 using yum
Because pexec 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 pexec package on your server/computer by running the following command:
sudo yum -y install pexec
How to upgrade (update) a single package pexec using yum?
To update all the packages available on the system:
If you want to update a specific package like pexec in this example you should use the following command:
yum update pexec
To downgrade a package to an earlier version:
yum downgrade pexec
How to Upgrade pexec 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 pexec
How To remove pexec from Fedora 34
To uninstall only the
pexec package you can execute
sudo dnf remove pexec
Extra info and code examples
The main purpose of pexec is to execute the given command in parallel on the local host or on remote hosts, while some of the execution parameters, namely the redirected standard input, output or error and environmental variables can be varied. The capabilities of the program are extended with additional features, such as allowing to define mutual exclusions, do atomic command executions and implement higher level resource and job control. The maximum number of simultaneous tasks can be controlled by a hypervisor daemon: with such a daemon, concurrent pexec instances can be launched without an unexpectedly high load.
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 pexec from Fedora 34.