In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Foliate on Fedora 37. For those of you who didn’t know, Foliate is a free and open-source eBook reader and modern GTK eBook viewer. Foliate comes with numerous options and nifty tools that go beyond just reading ebooks. If you own an Amazon Kindle or some other eBook reader, you probably miss that kind of reading experience on the desktop.
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 Foliate eBook readers on a Fedora 37.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Fedora 37.
- 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 Foliate on Fedora 37
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
Step 2. Installing Foliate eBook readers on Fedora 37.
- Method 1. Install Foliate from Fedora Repository √
By default, the Foliate package come in the default repository of Fedora 37. Now run the following command below to install the Foliate package to your Fedora system:
sudo dnf install foliate
- Method 2. Install Foliate using Flatpak/Flathub √
First, we need to install Flatpak on your Fedora system using the command below:
sudo dnf install flatpak reboot
Next, you’ll need the Flathub repository to install the Foliate package. Flathub is the largest and most popular Flatpak repository. Most of the time when you want something through Flatpak, it’s going to come from Flathub. For that use the command, given below:
sudo flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub https://flathub.org/repo/flathub.flatpakrepo
Finally, install Foliate using the following command below:
flatpak install flathub com.github.johnfactotum.Foliate
Step 3. Accessing Foliate on Fedora 37.
Once the Foliate installation is complete, you can start Foliate by typing
foliate in the terminal or going to Activities -> search for Foliate.
Flatpak users can use the following command to launch from the terminal:
flatpak run com.github.johnfactotum.Foliate
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Foliate. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Foliate eBook readers on your Fedora 37 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Foliate website.