How To Install vala-gen-introspect-0.12 on Fedora 34

In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install vala-gen-introspect-0.12 on Fedora 34 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update vala-gen-introspect-0.12 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 valac-0.12
or if you use dnf:
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install valac-0.12

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

What is vala-gen-introspect-0.12 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 vala-gen-introspect-0.12 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 vala-gen-introspect-0.12 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 vala-gen-introspect-0.12 using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install valac-0.12

Install vala-gen-introspect-0.12 on Fedora 34 using yum

Because vala-gen-introspect-0.12 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 vala-gen-introspect-0.12 package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install valac-0.12

How to upgrade (update) a single package vala-gen-introspect-0.12 using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

If you want to update a specific package like vala-gen-introspect-0.12 in this example you should use the following command:

yum update valac-0.12

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade valac-0.12

How to Upgrade vala-gen-introspect-0.12 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 valac-0.12

How To remove vala-gen-introspect-0.12 from Fedora 34

To uninstall only the vala-gen-introspect-0.12 package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove valac-0.12

Extra info and code examples

Vala is a new programming language that aims to bring modern programming language features to GNOME developers without imposing any additional runtime requirements and without using a different ABI compared to applications and libraries written in C. valac, the Vala compiler, is a self-hosting compiler that translates Vala source code into C source and header files. It uses the GObject type system to create classes and interfaces declared in the Vala source code. This package also contains the vala-gen-introspect and vapigen binaries that will automatically generate Vala bindings.

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You now have a full guide on how to install vala-gen-introspect-0.12 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall the vala-gen-introspect-0.12 from Fedora 34.

See also:

How To Install vala-gen-introspect-0.12 on Fedora 34

How To Install vala-gen-introspect-0.12 on CentOS 8