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How To Install LightZone on Fedora 38

Install LightZone on Fedora 38

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install LightZone on Fedora 38. For those of you who didn’t know, LightZone, an open-source photo editing software, has emerged as a versatile and robust solution. This guide will walk you through the step-by-step process of installing LightZone on Fedora 38 using the Command Line Interface (CLI). Whether you’re a professional photographer or just a hobbyist, this installation guide will help you harness the full potential of LightZone for your photo editing needs.

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  • A server running one of the following operating systems: Fedora 38.
  • 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).
  • An active internet connection. You’ll need an internet connection to download the necessary packages and dependencies for LightZone.
  • 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 LightZone on Fedora 38

Step 1. Before we can install LightZone on Fedora 38, it’s important to ensure that our system is up-to-date with the latest packages. This will ensure that we have access to the latest features and bug fixes and that we can install LightZone without any issues:

sudo dnf update

Step 2. Installing LightZone on Fedora 38.

  • Method 1: Use the Add repository and install manually

You can obtain the LightZone package from the official website or its GitHub repository. Use the following command to download LightZone:

dnf config-manager --add-repo https://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:ktgw0316:LightZone/Fedora_38/home:ktgw0316:LightZone.repo

With the repository added, it’s time to install LightZone. Follow these commands:

sudo dnf install lightzone

Wait for the installation to complete.

  • Method 2: Using binary packages directly

You can obtain the LightZone package from the official website or its GitHub repository. Use the following command to download LightZone:

wget https://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/ktgw0316:/LightZone/Fedora_38/x86_64/lightzone-5.0.0.beta2-210.1.x86_64.rpm

With the package downloaded, it’s time to install LightZone. Follow these commands:

sudo dnf install lightzone-5.0.0.beta2-210.1.x86_64.rpm

This command will install LightZone on your Fedora 38 system.

To make LightZone easily accessible, create a desktop launcher. Follow these steps:

cd /usr/share/applications

Create a new desktop file for LightZone:

sudo nano lightzone.desktop

Add the following content to the desktop file:

[Desktop Entry]

Save the file and exit the text editor. Now, you should be able to find LightZone in your applications menu and launch it with ease.

Step 3. Accessing LightZone on Fedora.

Once it’s done, you can launch LightZone from the applications menu or by running the following command in the terminal:


Install LightZone on Fedora 38

Congratulations! You have successfully installed LightZone. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the LightZone on your Fedora 38 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official LightZone 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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