Almost no commands working to install stuff?

Hi hi,
I’ve been wanting to switch to Linux for a while and I finally took the step couple days ago, and I found my first dead end!

I’ve been wanting to update my GPU (Nvidia) drivers. So I did

sudo dnf update
sudo dnf upgrade

But both tells me “No upgrade available.” and yeah, sure enough, but I still would like to install some tools related to that. So I wanted to install akmod-nvidia because I’ve been having display problems in some apps and games (ex: Discord, when I type, it like rollbacks everything I time and when I change chats, it flickers back and forth.) so, I did (command & answer):

sudo dnf install akmod-nvidia
error: Packages not found: akmod-nvidia

So I Google it up and I see that I need to install non-free repositories. Sure enough, I forgot about those. So,

sudo dnf install$(rpm -E %fedora).noarch.rpm
error: Could not depsolve transaction; 1 problem detected:
 Problem: cannot install both rpmfusion-nonfree-release-40-1.noarch from @commandline and rpmfusion-nonfree-release-40-1.noarch from @System
  - conflicting requests

Reeeee. Not working. More googling, I find sudo dnf repolist
and I get error: unrecognized subcommand 'repolist'.
ALRIGHT. More Google. New command:

sudo yum install dnf-plugins-core
error: packages would be changed: 168, allow replacement to override

So I get more commands to try and allow that, but nothing has been working.
I’ve installed Bazzite on two machines, no VMs. Here’s the config for the both of them:
Desktop: Ryzen 7 5700X3D, RTX 3060, 32gb DDR4 3600MHz
Laptop: Intel i5-10300h, RTX2060, 16gb DDR4 3600MHz
And I’ve had this problem on both laptops. Bazzite, using KDE on Wayland. The initial problem on games and discord happen on both Wayland and X11.

It’s a long post and I’m sorry for whoever had to read allat, but I’d really appreciate some help. I haven’t been able to find answers going through StackOverflow or Reddit. I’ve been looking at answers for Fedora in general.

Thank you!

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None of the above applies to Bazzite. We are a custom Fedora Atomic Desktop image (not based off Fedora Workstation and the spins), so it is on Nvidia to release the new 555 drivers to stable and then that will get into the RPMFusion repository, and once that happens Bazzite will have the newest drivers and an a system update will upgrade them. We do not have an ETA at this time as it mostly reliant on Nvidia to release them as stable.

By the way, we do not use dnf at this time.

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I’ve heard there was beta drivers for the 555 drivers so I’ve been wanting to use those. Maybe just maybe, eh?

I know those problems aren’t related to Bazzite because before even moving to Bazzite, I tried other Debian-based distros and I had mostly the same problems with the same apps.

About dnf, I’m guessing that I should instead use yum?

Thank you for your quick answer, by the way.

yeah you can’t use the beta drivers here with the way Bazzite is built unfortunately. the issues you’re experiencing are all bugs related to Nvidia and Wayland, or some of the recent stuff with KDE X11 (which is no longer supported in upstream Fedora, but we’re keeping the package on -nvidia images until the new 555 drivers are released and stable.)

No yum either. rpm-ostree for system-level packages, read this guide:

If I only I knew this thing earlier It would have saved my afternoon but thank you for clarifying.I am going to see if I can install beta drivers on our own for bazzite maybe that will fix all this installation problems

oh nvm I found a good thread here already: Nvidia 555 drivers incoming, important information! - #14 by j0rge