In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Neofetch on CentOS 9 Stream. For those of you who didn’t know, Neofetch is a free and open-source command-line tool that displays system and hardware information in a visually appealing manner. Neofetch displays an ASCII logo of your Linux distribution along with information related to your system in the terminal such as OS type, kernel version, CPU, RAM, and others.
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 Neofetch command-line tool that displays the system on CentOS 9 Stream.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: CentOS 9 Stream.
- 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 Neofetch on CentOS 9 Stream
Step 1. First, let’s start by ensuring your system is up-to-date.
sudo dnf clean all sudo dnf install epel-release sudo dnf update
Step 2. Installing Neofetch on CentOS 9 Stream.
By default, Neofetch is available on the CentOS 9 Stream base repository. Let’s install the latest version of Neofetch using the following command below:
sudo dnf install neofetch
Step 3. Accessing Neofetch on CentOS 9 Stream.
Once successfully installed, run the following path on your desktop to open the path:
Activities -> Show Applications -> Neofetch or launching it through the terminal with the command shown below:
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Neofetch. Thanks for using this tutorial to install the Neofetch command-line tool that displays system on CentOS 9 Stream. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Neofetch website.