How To Install s6-sudod on Fedora 34

In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install s6-sudod on Fedora 34 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update s6-sudod 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 s6
or if you use dnf:
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install s6

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

What is s6-sudod 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 s6-sudod 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 s6-sudod 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 s6-sudod using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install s6

Install s6-sudod on Fedora 34 using yum

Because s6-sudod 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 s6-sudod package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install s6

How to upgrade (update) a single package s6-sudod using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

If you want to update a specific package like s6-sudod in this example you should use the following command:

yum update s6

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade s6

How to Upgrade s6-sudod 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 s6

How To remove s6-sudod from Fedora 34

To uninstall only the s6-sudod package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove s6

Extra info and code examples

s6 is a small suite of programs for UNIX, designed to allow process supervision (a.k.a service supervision), in the line of daemontools and runit, as well as various operations on processes and daemons. It is meant to be a toolbox for low-level process and service administration, providing different sets of independent tools that can be used within or without the framework, and that can be assembled together to achieve powerful functionality with a very small amount of code.


You now have a full guide on how to install s6-sudod using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall the s6-sudod from Fedora 34.

See also:

How To Install s6-sudod on Kali Linux

How To Install s6-sudod on Debian 11

How To Install s6-sudod on CentOS 8

How To Install s6-sudod on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install s6-sudod on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install s6-sudod on Fedora 34