How To Install vgdb on Fedora 34

In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install vgdb on Fedora 34 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update vgdb 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 valgrind-1
or if you use dnf:
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install valgrind-1

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

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

sudo dnf -y install valgrind-1

Install vgdb on Fedora 34 using yum

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

sudo yum -y install valgrind-1

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

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update valgrind-1

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade valgrind-1

How to Upgrade vgdb 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 valgrind-1

How To remove vgdb from Fedora 34

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

sudo dnf remove valgrind-1

Extra info and code examples

Valgrind is a system for debugging and profiling Linux programs. With its tool suite you can automatically detect many memory management and threading bugs, avoiding hours of frustrating bug-hunting and making your programs more stable. You can also perform detailed profiling to help speed up your programs and use Valgrind to build new tools. The Valgrind distribution currently includes six production-quality tools: * a memory error detector (Memcheck) * two thread error detectors (Helgrind and DRD) * a cache and branch-prediction profiler (Cachegrind) * a call-graph generating cache and branch-prediction profiler (Callgrind) * a heap profiler (Massif) It also includes three experimental tools: * a stack/global array overrun detector (SGCheck) * a second heap profiler that examines how heap blocks are used (DHAT) * a SimPoint basic block vector generator (BBV)


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

See also:

How To Install vgdb on Kali Linux

How To Install vgdb on Debian 11

How To Install vgdb on Fedora 34

How To Install vgdb on CentOS 8

How To Install vgdb on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install vgdb on Ubuntu 21.04