How To Install rss-glx-spirographx on Fedora 34

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

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

What is rss-glx-spirographx 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 rss-glx-spirographx 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 rss-glx-spirographx 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 rss-glx-spirographx using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install rss-glx

Install rss-glx-spirographx on Fedora 34 using yum

Because rss-glx-spirographx 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 rss-glx-spirographx package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install rss-glx

How to upgrade (update) a single package rss-glx-spirographx using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

If you want to update a specific package like rss-glx-spirographx in this example you should use the following command:

yum update rss-glx

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade rss-glx

How to Upgrade rss-glx-spirographx 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 rss-glx

How To remove rss-glx-spirographx from Fedora 34

To uninstall only the rss-glx-spirographx package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove rss-glx

Extra info and code examples

rss-glx is a GLX port of the Really Slick Screensavers collection by Terry Welsh (http://www.reallyslick.com/). Also included are several other OpenGL screensavers ported from other platforms. The screensavers can either be run as stand-alone applications or get integrated into XScreenSaver's list of active screensavers. More information about using these with xscreensaver can be found in /usr/share/doc/rss-glx. Screensavers included in this package are: Biof, Busy Spheres, Colorfire, Cyclone, Drempels, Euphoria, Feedback, Fieldlines, Flocks, Flux, Helios, Hufo's Smoke, Hufo's Tunnel, Hyperspace, Lattice, Lorenz Attractor, MatrixView, Plasma, Pixel City, Skyrocket, Solarwinds, SpirographX, and Sundancer2.

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install rss-glx-spirographx on CentOS 8

How To Install rss-glx-spirographx on Kali Linux

How To Install rss-glx-spirographx on Debian 11

How To Install rss-glx-spirographx on Fedora 34

How To Install rss-glx-spirographx on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install rss-glx-spirographx on Ubuntu 21.04

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