How To Install unixclient on Fedora 34

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

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

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

sudo dnf -y install ucspi-unix

Install unixclient on Fedora 34 using yum

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

sudo yum -y install ucspi-unix

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

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update ucspi-unix

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade ucspi-unix

How to Upgrade unixclient 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 ucspi-unix

How To remove unixclient from Fedora 34

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

sudo dnf remove ucspi-unix

Extra info and code examples

unixclient and unixserver are command-line tools for building UNIX domain client-server applications. unixclient connects to a UNIX domain socket and runs a program of your choice. unixserver creates a UNIX domain socket, waits for incoming connections and, for each connection, runs a program of your choice. unixclient and unixserver conform to UCSPI, the UNIX Client-Server Program Interface, using UNIX domain sockets. UCSPI tools are available for several different networks. See http://cr.yp.to/proto/ucspi.txt for more information on UCSPI. See http://untroubled.org/ucspi-unix/ for recent informations.

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install unixclient on Kali Linux

How To Install unixclient on Debian 11

How To Install unixclient on Fedora 34

How To Install unixclient on CentOS 8

How To Install unixclient on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install unixclient on Ubuntu 21.04

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