In this tutorial, we will show you how to install CMake on Fedora 36. For those of you who didn’t know, CMake is a multi-platform software designed for automated compilation on various operating systems. Additionally, CMake can generate wrappers and executables in any combination, making it very versatile.
This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘
sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of the CMake on a Fedora 36.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Fedora 36.
- It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
- SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
non-root sudo useror access to the
root user. We recommend acting as a
non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.
Install CMake on Fedora 36
Step 1. Before proceeding, update your Fedora operating system to make sure all existing packages are up to date. Use this command to update the server packages:
sudo dnf upgrade sudo dnf update sudo dnf install dnf-plugins-core gcc gcc-c++ openssl-devel bzip2-devel libffi-devel zlib-devel wget make
Step 2. Installing CMake on Fedora 36.
By default, the CMake package does not come in the default repository of Fedora 36. Now run the following command below to download the latest version of the CMake installer to your Fedora system:
Next, extract the downloaded file using the following command:
tar -zxvf cmake-3.24.1.tar.gz
Move the CMake directory under
sudo mv cmake* /opt/ cd /opt/cmake-3.24.1
After that, execute the Bootstrap script:
Once done, now use compile the package:
sudo make sudo make install
Verify the version installation using the following command:
cmake version 3.24.1
Congratulations! You have successfully installed CMake. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing CMake on your Fedora 36 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official CMake website.