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How To Install Geany on Fedora 36

Install Geany on Fedora 36

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Geany on Fedora 36. For those of you who didn’t know, Geany is a powerful, stable, and lightweight programmer’s text editor. It has enough features to meet most needs without compromising its simplicity. Geany is available for Linux, Windows, and macOS is translated into over 40 languages, and has built-in support for more than 50 programming languages.

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 Geany text editor 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).
  • A non-root sudo user or 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 Geany 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

Step 2. Installing Geany on Fedora 36.

  • Install Geany using the Fedora Default Repository.

By default, the Geany package comes in the default repository of Fedora 36. Now run the following command below to install the latest version of Geany to your Fedora system:

sudo dnf install geany
  • Install Geany using Flatpak.

First, install Flatpak on your Fedora system use the command below:

sudo dnf install flatpak

Next, we add a repository so that it could fetch the packages from Flathub to install on the Fedora system you are using. For that use the command, given below:

sudo flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub https://flathub.org/repo/flathub.flatpakrepo

Finally, install Geany using the following command below:

flatpak install flathub org.geany.Geany

Step 3. Accessing Geany on Fedora 36.

Once the Audacity installation is complete, you can start Audacity by typing geany in the terminal or going to Activities -> search for Geany.

Flatpak users can use the following command to launch from the terminal:

flatpak run org.geany.Geany

Install Geany on Fedora 36

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Geany. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Geany text editor on your Fedora 36 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Geany website.

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r00t is a seasoned Linux system administrator with a wealth of experience in the field. Known for his contributions to idroot.us, r00t has authored numerous tutorials and guides, helping users navigate the complexities of Linux systems. His expertise spans across various Linux distributions, including Ubuntu, CentOS, and Debian. r00t's work is characterized by his ability to simplify complex concepts, making Linux more accessible to users of all skill levels. His dedication to the Linux community and his commitment to sharing knowledge makes him a respected figure in the field.
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