How To Install pexec on Fedora 34

In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install pexec on Fedora 34 using dnf and 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:

sudo yum makecache && sudo yum -y install pexec
or if you use dnf:
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.

What is pexec 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 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 following command:

sudo dnf -y install pexec

Install pexec on Fedora 34 using yum

Because pexec 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 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:

yum update

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 the following command:

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 pexec using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall the pexec from Fedora 34.

See also:

How To Install pexec on Kali Linux

How To Install pexec on CentOS 8

How To Install pexec on Debian 11

How To Install pexec on Fedora 34

How To Install pexec on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install pexec on Ubuntu 21.04