How To Install xpat on Fedora 34

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

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

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

sudo dnf -y install alliance

Install xpat on Fedora 34 using yum

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

sudo yum -y install alliance

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

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update alliance

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade alliance

How to Upgrade xpat 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 alliance

How To remove xpat from Fedora 34

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

sudo dnf remove alliance

Extra info and code examples

Alliance is a complete set of free CAD tools and portable libraries for VLSI design. It includes a VHDL compiler and simulator, logic synthesis tools, and automatic place and route tools. A complete set of portable CMOS libraries is provided, including a RAM generator, a ROM generator and a data-path compiler. Alliance is the result of more than ten years effort spent at ASIM department of LIP6 laboratory of the Pierre et Marie Curie University (Paris VI, France). Alliance has been used for research projects such as the 875 000 transistors StaCS superscalar microprocessor and 400 000 transistors IEEE Gigabit HSL Router. Alliance provides CAD tools covering most of all the digital design flow: * VHDL Compilation and Simulation * Model checking and formal proof * RTL and Logic synthesis * Data-Path compilation * Macro-cells generation * Place and route * Layout edition * Netlist extraction and verification * Design rules checking


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

See also:

How To Install xpat on Kali Linux

How To Install xpat on CentOS 8

How To Install xpat on Debian 11

How To Install xpat on Fedora 34

How To Install xpat on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install xpat on Ubuntu 21.04