How To Install plank on Fedora 34

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

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

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

sudo dnf -y install plank

Install plank on Fedora 34 using yum

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

sudo yum -y install plank

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

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update plank

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade plank

How to Upgrade plank 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 plank

How To remove plank from Fedora 34

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

sudo dnf remove plank

Extra info and code examples

Plank is a dock enabling you to start applications and manage your windows. Plank is meant to be the simplest dock on the planet. The goal is to provide just what a dock needs and absolutely nothing more. It is, however, a library which can be extended to create other dock programs with more advanced features.


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

See also:

How To Install plank on Kali Linux

How To Install plank on Debian 11

How To Install plank on Fedora 34

How To Install plank on CentOS 8

How To Install plank on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install plank on Ubuntu 21.04