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What is dnf?

asked 2016-12-30 16:48:38 -0500

Anisa gravatar image

Attempting to install git package, received the response: "dnf: command not found."

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What did you do which produced that error message?

wallyk gravatar imagewallyk ( 2016-12-31 00:39:59 -0500 )edit

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answered 2016-12-30 17:50:46 -0500

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dnf is the replaceman of old command yum, it is used to search, install and update software from Fedora oficial repositores or other installed repositories. Example:

sudo dnf install git

Hope this helps.

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answered 2016-12-31 13:55:01 -0500

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answered 2016-12-31 06:38:37 -0500

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Here are some references concerning "dnf" (standing for Dandified Yum) :

https://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/...AdministratorsGuide/ch-DNF.html

https://dnf.readthedocs.io/en/latest/...

http://dnf.baseurl.org/

With some reding you can master it.

Also from your terminal you can:

whatis dnf | man dnf | dnf --help

Now specifically for your problem with git, you have to provide more detailed info i guess.

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