How To Install turbostat on Fedora 34

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

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

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

sudo dnf -y install kernel-tools

Install turbostat on Fedora 34 using yum

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

sudo yum -y install kernel-tools

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

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update kernel-tools

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade kernel-tools

How to Upgrade turbostat 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 kernel-tools

How To remove turbostat from Fedora 34

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

sudo dnf remove kernel-tools

Extra info and code examples

The cpupower command allows inspection and control of cpufreq and cpuidle tunables for hardware that support these features. It replaces "cpufreq-info" and "cpufreq-set" in cpufrequtils. The turbostat command reports topology, frequency, idle power-state statistics, temperature and power consumption information as provided by the CPU. The x86_energy_perf_policy command sets a general policy on some Intel CPU models for the relative importance of performance versus energy savings.

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

See also:

How To Install turbostat on Kali Linux

How To Install turbostat on CentOS 8

How To Install turbostat on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install turbostat on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install turbostat on Debian 11

How To Install turbostat on Fedora 34