How To Install wimenu on Fedora 34

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

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

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

sudo dnf -y install wmii

Install wimenu on Fedora 34 using yum

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

sudo yum -y install wmii

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

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update wmii

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade wmii

How to Upgrade wimenu 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 wmii

How To remove wimenu from Fedora 34

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

sudo dnf remove wmii

Extra info and code examples

wmii is a dynamic window manager for X11, which is highly customizable and usable with keyboard and mouse. It supports conventional, tabbed and tiled window management with low memory usage. It is highly modularized and uses an inter-process communication interface which is oriented on the 9p protocol of plan9. This package contains version 3 of the window manager, wmii2 contains version 2.

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install wimenu on Kali Linux

How To Install wimenu on Debian 11

How To Install wimenu on Fedora 34

How To Install wimenu on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install wimenu on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install wimenu on CentOS 8

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