How To Install thin_repair on Fedora 34

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

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

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

sudo dnf -y install device-mapper-persistent-data

Install thin_repair on Fedora 34 using yum

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

sudo yum -y install device-mapper-persistent-data

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

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update device-mapper-persistent-data

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade device-mapper-persistent-data

How to Upgrade thin_repair 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 device-mapper-persistent-data

How To remove thin_repair from Fedora 34

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

sudo dnf remove device-mapper-persistent-data

Extra info and code examples

This package contains tools to handle meta-data from the device-mapper thin target. This target allows the use of a single backing store for multiple thinly provisioned volumes. Numerous snapshots can be taken from such volumes. The tools can check the meta-data for consistency, repair damaged information and dump or restore the meta-data in textual form.

  • Maintainer: Debian LVM Team
  • Sources url: unknown
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You now have a full guide on how to install thin_repair using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall the thin_repair from Fedora 34.

See also:

How To Install thin_repair on Fedora 34

How To Install thin_repair on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install thin_repair on Kali Linux

How To Install thin_repair on Debian 11

How To Install thin_repair on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install thin_repair on CentOS 8