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How To Install Neofetch on Rocky Linux 9

Install Neofetch on Rocky Linux 9

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Neofetch on Rocky Linux 9. For those of you who didn’t know, Neofetch is a cross-platform, open-source command line system information utility written in Bash. Neofetch displays information about the system model and manufacturer, operating system, kernel version, uptime, memory resources, disk usage, and more in an aesthetic and visually pleasing way. It currently supports 150+ operating systems including Linux, BSD, macOS, iOS, and Windows.

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 on Rocky Linux. 9.


  • A server running one of the following operating systems: Rocky Linux 9.
  • 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 Neofetch on Rocky Linux 9

Step 1. The first step is to update your system to the latest version of the package list. To do so, run the following commands:

sudo dnf check-update
sudo dnf install dnf-utils

Step 2. Installing Neofetch on Rocky Linux 9.

By default, Neofetch is available on Rocky Linux 9 base repository. Now run the following command below to install the latest version of Neofetch to your system:

sudo dnf install neofetch

Verify the installation and build using the following command:

neofetch --version

Step 3. Accessing Neofetch on Rocky Linux 9.

Once the installation is completed, you can run the Neofetch from your activities or AppManager by typing “Neofetch” or launch the application immediately using the following command below:


Sample output from Rocky Linux desktop:

            .-/+oossssoo+/-.               id@idroot.us
        `:+ssssssssssssssssss+:`           ------------ 
      -+ssssssssssssssssssyyssss+-         OS: Rocky Linux 9 (Blue Onxy) x86_64 
    .ossssssssssssssssssdMMMNysssso.       Host: VMware Virtual
   /ssssssssssshdmmNNmmyNMMMMhssssss/      Kernel: 5.14.0-20-generic 
  +ssssssssshmydMMMMMMMNddddyssssssss+     Uptime: 1 hours, 46 mins 
 /sssssssshNMMMyhhyyyyhmNMMMNhssssssss/    Packages: 1384 (rpm)
.ssssssssdMMMNhsssssssssshNMMMdssssssss.   Shell: bash 5.0.16 
+sssshhhyNMMNyssssssssssssyNMMMysssssss+   Resolution: 1366x768 
ossyNMMMNyMMhsssssssssssssshmmmhssssssso   DE: GNOME 
ossyNMMMNyMMhsssssssssssssshmmmhssssssso   WM: Mutter 
+sssshhhyNMMNyssssssssssssyNMMMysssssss+   WM Theme: Adwaita 
.ssssssssdMMMNhsssssssssshNMMMdssssssss.   Theme: Adwaita [GTK2/3] 
 /sssssssshNMMMyhhyyyyhdNMMMNhssssssss/    Icons: Adwaita [GTK2/3] 
  +sssssssssdmydMMMMMMMMddddyssssssss+     Terminal: Gnome-terminal 
   /ssssssssssshdmNNNNmyNMMMMhssssss/      Terminal Font: Gnome 
    .ossssssssssssssssssdMMMNysssso.       CPU: Intel i7-2350M (4) @ 2.300GHz 
      -+sssssssssssssssssyyyssss+-         GPU: Intel 2nd Generation Core Processor Family 
        `:+ssssssssssssssssss+:`           Memory: 2736MiB / 7869MiB 

In Addition, Neofetch is more capable of giving customized options. The good idea is to use the neofetch –help command:

neofetch --help

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Neofetch. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Neofetch on your Rocky Linux 9 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Neofetch 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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