How To Install systemd-ask-password on Fedora 34

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

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

What is systemd-ask-password 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 systemd-ask-password 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 systemd-ask-password 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 systemd-ask-password using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install systemd

Install systemd-ask-password on Fedora 34 using yum

Because systemd-ask-password 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 systemd-ask-password package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install systemd

How to upgrade (update) a single package systemd-ask-password using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

If you want to update a specific package like systemd-ask-password in this example you should use the following command:

yum update systemd

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade systemd

How to Upgrade systemd-ask-password 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 systemd

How To remove systemd-ask-password from Fedora 34

To uninstall only the systemd-ask-password package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove systemd

Extra info and code examples

systemd is a system and service manager for Linux. It provides aggressive parallelization capabilities, uses socket and D-Bus activation for starting services, offers on-demand starting of daemons, keeps track of processes using Linux control groups, maintains mount and automount points and implements an elaborate transactional dependency-based service control logic. systemd is compatible with SysV and LSB init scripts and can work as a drop-in replacement for sysvinit. Installing the systemd package will not switch your init system unless you boot with init=/bin/systemd or install systemd-sysv in addition.

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install systemd-ask-password on Kali Linux

How To Install systemd-ask-password on Debian 11

How To Install systemd-ask-password on Fedora 34

How To Install systemd-ask-password on CentOS 8

How To Install systemd-ask-password on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install systemd-ask-password on Ubuntu 21.04

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