In Ubuntu I often use the command apt -f install to fix missing dependencies. Is there any such command in Fedora?

Also is there any equivalent of the command gdebi which also automatically fixes missing dependencies during install?

I am experienced in Ubuntu and now want to make hands dirty at fedora.

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    About apt -f install askubuntu.com/questions/58378/… -f, --fix-broken – Knud Larsen Jul 30 '16 at 15:02
  • My apt doesn't have an -f option in the man page. Perhaps you're looking for the apt-get -f | --fix-broken – sjsam Jul 31 '16 at 6:09
  • apt and apt-get ar sme in ubuntu 16.04 – rancho Jul 31 '16 at 13:54

You can find equivalences between package management commands on major Linux distributions (Arch Linux, RHEL/CentOS/Fedora, Debian/Ubuntu/Mint/elementary/…, SUSE, Gentoo) on the Pacman Rosetta. If you need Yum equivalents (for older RHEL/CentOS), check DNF vs Yum.

The equivalent of apt -f -s install as in “find missing dependencies of requested packages” is dnf repoquery --unsatisfied. For Yum, that's yum check. That tells you what to install with dnf install.

I don't know if Fedora has something closer to apt-get -f install that first tries to complete the installation of partially-installed packages.

  • dnf is not available in older fedora versions. Is there a yum equivalent? That said if on a newer release of fedora, there is no reason to prefer yum to dnf :) – sjsam Jul 31 '16 at 6:16
  • In fedora if there is missing dependencies then how do they fix it? – rancho Jul 31 '16 at 13:55
  • Also in Ubuntu you can do it by dpkg -i *.deb followed by apt -f install, but I rather prefer gdebi *deb. Is there any such command like gdebi in fedora – rancho Jul 31 '16 at 13:57

The dnf manual http://linuxmanpages.net/manpages/fedora21/man8/dnf.8.html

Yum / dnf http://dnf.readthedocs.io/en/latest/cli_vs_yum.html

» The gdebi functionality « : Installing downloaded packages, and their dependencies :

cd Downloads/
# dnf install ./[package].rpm
  • I know it, please read my question properly its not about installation, :) – rancho Jul 31 '16 at 14:01

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