How To Install x86_64-w64-mingw32-pkg-config on Fedora 34

In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install x86_64-w64-mingw32-pkg-config on Fedora 34 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update x86_64-w64-mingw32-pkg-config 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 mingw64-pkg-config
or if you use dnf:
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install mingw64-pkg-config

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

What is x86_64-w64-mingw32-pkg-config 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 x86_64-w64-mingw32-pkg-config 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 x86_64-w64-mingw32-pkg-config 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 x86_64-w64-mingw32-pkg-config using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install mingw64-pkg-config

Install x86_64-w64-mingw32-pkg-config on Fedora 34 using yum

Because x86_64-w64-mingw32-pkg-config 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 x86_64-w64-mingw32-pkg-config package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install mingw64-pkg-config

How to upgrade (update) a single package x86_64-w64-mingw32-pkg-config using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

If you want to update a specific package like x86_64-w64-mingw32-pkg-config in this example you should use the following command:

yum update mingw64-pkg-config

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade mingw64-pkg-config

How to Upgrade x86_64-w64-mingw32-pkg-config 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 mingw64-pkg-config

How To remove x86_64-w64-mingw32-pkg-config from Fedora 34

To uninstall only the x86_64-w64-mingw32-pkg-config package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove mingw64-pkg-config

Extra info and code examples

MinGW-w64 provides a development and runtime environment for 32- and 64-bit (x86 and x64) Windows applications using the Windows API and the GNU Compiler Collection (gcc). This package contains: * gendef, which extracts DLL exports from Windows executables; * genidl, which extracts IDL information from Windows executables; * genpeimg, which manipulates PE flags in Windows executables; * widl, which generates build files from IDL descriptions; * pkg-config symlinks to allow .pc-based libraries to be used.

Conclusion

You now have a full guide on how to install x86_64-w64-mingw32-pkg-config using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall the x86_64-w64-mingw32-pkg-config from Fedora 34.

See also:

How To Install x86_64-w64-mingw32-pkg-config on Kali Linux

How To Install x86_64-w64-mingw32-pkg-config on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install x86_64-w64-mingw32-pkg-config on Debian 11

How To Install x86_64-w64-mingw32-pkg-config on Fedora 34

How To Install x86_64-w64-mingw32-pkg-config on CentOS 8

How To Install x86_64-w64-mingw32-pkg-config on Ubuntu 21.04

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