Join Scott Simpson for an in-depth discussion in this video Install and update software in Red Hat, CentOS, and Fedora, part of Learning Linux Command Line.
- [Voiceover] When you're working at the command line,…sometimes you need to install software…that doesn't come with your system.…Here on Fedora, the software we use to install…and manage other software is called DNF.…DNF replaces an older command called Yum,…which you might need to use if you're working…on an older system.…But for our purposes here, they're the same.…Let's install the text editor called Nano…on our Fedora system.…To do that, I'll type sudo dnf install nano,…and I'll type my password.…DNF shows me the package that I'm installing,…what the download size is…and how much space it'll take up once it's fully installed.…
Then it asks me if this is okay.…I'll press y for yes and hit enter.…The package will download,…and then it'll install.…Great, now we have Nano.…I'll press Control x to exit,…and I'll clear the screen.…I can also use the DNF command…to make sure all the installed software…on my system is up to date.…To do that, I'll type sudo dnf update.…Since I've set up this virtual machine,…there have been a couple new versions of software released.…
This course will establish the foundation for more advanced Linux topics. Find other Linux training courses here.
- What is the Linux command line?
- Writing Linux commands at the prompt
- Finding help for Linux commands
- Editing files and folders
- Configuring user roles and file permissions
- Using pipes to connect commands
- Peeking at files
- Searching and editing text
- Finding disk and system information
- Installing and updating software
Skill Level Beginner
1. Command-Line Basics
2. Files, Folders, and Permissions
3. Common Command-Line Tasks and Tools
4. A Peek at Some More Advanced Topics
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