How To Install yamidecode on Fedora 34

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

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

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

sudo dnf -y install libyami-utils

Install yamidecode on Fedora 34 using yum

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

sudo yum -y install libyami-utils

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

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

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

yum update libyami-utils

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade libyami-utils

How to Upgrade yamidecode 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 libyami-utils

How To remove yamidecode from Fedora 34

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

sudo dnf remove libyami-utils

Extra info and code examples

Video Acceleration API (VA API) is a library ("libVA") and API specification which enables and provides access to graphics hardware (GPU) acceleration for video processing on Linux and UNIX based operating systems. Accelerated processing includes video decoding, video encoding, subpicture blending and rendering. libyami builds on top of libva, and provides high level API for video processing. It will help with bitstream parsing, reference frame management, etc. This package provides decoder/encoder/vpp programs using libyami.


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

See also:

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How To Install yamidecode on CentOS 8

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