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).
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 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:
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+/-. email@example.com `:+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 .-/+oossssoo+/-.
In Addition, Neofetch is more capable of giving customized options. The good idea is to use the
neofetch –help command:
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.