How To Install pfsout on Fedora 34

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

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

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

sudo dnf -y install pfstools

Install pfsout on Fedora 34 using yum

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

sudo yum -y install pfstools

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

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update pfstools

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade pfstools

How to Upgrade pfsout 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 pfstools

How To remove pfsout from Fedora 34

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

sudo dnf remove pfstools

Extra info and code examples

pfstools is a set of command line (and two GUI) programs for reading, writing, manipulating and viewing high-dynamic range (HDR) images and video frames. All programs in this package exchange data using a simple generic file format (pfs) for HDR data. It is an attempt to integrate existing file formats by providing a simple data format that can be used to exchange data between applications. The concept of pfstools is similar to netpbm for low-dynamic range images.


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

See also:

How To Install pfsout on Kali Linux

How To Install pfsout on CentOS 8

How To Install pfsout on Debian 11

How To Install pfsout on Fedora 34

How To Install pfsout on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install pfsout on Ubuntu 21.04