How To Install weston-smoke on Fedora 34

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

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

What is weston-smoke 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 weston-smoke 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 weston-smoke 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 weston-smoke using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install weston

Install weston-smoke on Fedora 34 using yum

Because weston-smoke 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 weston-smoke package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install weston

How to upgrade (update) a single package weston-smoke using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update weston

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade weston

How to Upgrade weston-smoke 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 weston

How To remove weston-smoke from Fedora 34

To uninstall only the weston-smoke package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove weston

Extra info and code examples

Part of the Wayland project is also the Weston reference implementation of a Wayland compositor. Weston can run as an X client or under Linux KMS and ships with a few demo clients. The Weston compositor is a minimal and fast compositor and is suitable for many embedded and mobile use cases.

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install weston-smoke on CentOS 8

How To Install weston-smoke on Kali Linux

How To Install weston-smoke on Debian 11

How To Install weston-smoke on Fedora 34

How To Install weston-smoke on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install weston-smoke on Ubuntu 21.04

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