How To Install pipewire on Fedora 34

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

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

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

sudo dnf -y install pipewire

Install pipewire on Fedora 34 using yum

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

sudo yum -y install pipewire

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

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update pipewire

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade pipewire

How to Upgrade pipewire 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 pipewire

How To remove pipewire from Fedora 34

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

sudo dnf remove pipewire

Extra info and code examples

PipeWire is a server and user space API to deal with multimedia pipelines. This includes: - Making available sources of video (such as from a capture devices or application provided streams) and multiplexing this with clients. - Accessing sources of video for consumption. - Generating graphs for audio and video processing. This package contains the server and command-line utilities.

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install pipewire on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install pipewire on Kali Linux

How To Install pipewire on Debian 11

How To Install pipewire on Fedora 34

How To Install pipewire on CentOS 8

How To Install pipewire on Ubuntu 21.04

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