Package management - dnf

Package management utility for RHEL, Fedora, and CentOS (replaces yum). For equivalent commands in other package managers, see pacman/Rosetta - ArchWiki. More information:

  • Upgrade installed packages to the newest available versions:

sudo dnf upgrade

  • Search packages via keywords:

dnf search {{keywords}}

  • Display details about a package:

dnf info {{package}}

  • Install a new package (use -y to confirm all prompts automatically):

sudo dnf install {{package}}

  • Remove a package:

sudo dnf remove {{package}}

  • List installed packages:

dnf list --installed

  • Find which packages provide a given file:

dnf provides {{file}}

  • View all past operations:

dnf history