How To Install Okular on Fedora 37

Install Okular on Fedora 37

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Okular on Fedora 37. For those of you who didn’t know, Okular is a powerful and feature-rich document viewer that provides a range of tools for reading, editing, and annotating documents in a variety of formats. The program also provides support for reading lists, which allow users to keep track of which documents they have read and which they have yet to read. Some of the key features of Okular include:

  • Multiple view modes: Okular supports different view modes for reading documents, including single-page, continuous, facing, and book views.

  • Search and find: Okular provides a powerful search function that allows you to search for keywords and phrases in your documents.

  • Annotation tools: Okular includes a range of tools for annotating and highlighting text in your documents, including text notes, highlighting, underlining and more.

  • Export to other formats: Okular allows you to export your documents to a range of different formats, including PDF, PostScript, DjVu, CHM, XPS, ePub, and more.
  • Bookmarking: Okular provides the ability to add bookmarks to your documents, making it easy to navigate to specific sections or pages.

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 Okular document viewer on a Fedora 37.


  • A server running one of the following operating systems: Fedora 37.
  • 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 Okular.
  • A 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 Okular on Fedora 37

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

Step 2. Installing Okular on Fedora 37.

By default, the Okular package comes in the default Fedora 37 repository. Now run the following command below to install the latest version of Okular to your Fedora system:

sudo dnf install okular

Step 3. Accessing Okular on Fedora 37.

Once the installation is complete, you can launch it by entering the following command okular in a terminal. Alternatively, you can launch Okular from the application menu in your desktop environment.

Install Okular on Fedora 37

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Okular. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Okular document viewer on your Fedora 37 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Okular website.

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