How To Install velveth_127 on Fedora 34

In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install velveth_127 on Fedora 34 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update velveth_127 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 velvet-long
or if you use dnf:
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install velvet-long

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

What is velveth_127 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 velveth_127 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 velveth_127 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 velveth_127 using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install velvet-long

Install velveth_127 on Fedora 34 using yum

Because velveth_127 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 velveth_127 package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install velvet-long

How to upgrade (update) a single package velveth_127 using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

If you want to update a specific package like velveth_127 in this example you should use the following command:

yum update velvet-long

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade velvet-long

How to Upgrade velveth_127 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 velvet-long

How To remove velveth_127 from Fedora 34

To uninstall only the velveth_127 package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove velvet-long

Extra info and code examples

Velvet is a de novo genomic assembler specially designed for short read sequencing technologies, such as Solexa or 454, developed by Daniel Zerbino and Ewan Birney at the European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), near Cambridge, in the United Kingdom. Velvet currently takes in short read sequences, removes errors then produces high quality unique contigs. It then uses paired read information, if available, to retrieve the repeated areas between contigs. This package installs special long-mode versions of Velvet, as recommended in the Velvet tutorials.


You now have a full guide on how to install velveth_127 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall the velveth_127 from Fedora 34.

See also:

How To Install velveth_127 on Kali Linux

How To Install velveth_127 on Debian 11

How To Install velveth_127 on Fedora 34

How To Install velveth_127 on CentOS 8

How To Install velveth_127 on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install velveth_127 on Ubuntu 21.04