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python2-notify missing in Fedora 29

asked 2018-11-02 02:12:14 -0600

jayaura gravatar image


I just tried installing "guake", but I get the message:

Error: Problem: conflicting requests - nothing provides python2-notify needed by guake-0.8.8-6.fc29.noarch

What is the solution ?

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answered 2018-11-02 02:52:31 -0600

villykruse gravatar image

Please file a bug report on bugzilla against guake.

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answered 2018-11-17 20:57:48 -0600

carlwgeorge gravatar image

Ignore my other answer. It looks like notify-python/python2-notify was accidentally retired. It has since been restored, so you should be able to install guake now.

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answered 2018-11-17 20:54:12 -0600

carlwgeorge gravatar image

python2-notify is available in the updates repo.

# dnf repoquery --info python2-notify
Last metadata expiration check: 0:01:15 ago on Sun 18 Nov 2018 02:50:34 AM UTC.
Name         : python2-notify
Version      : 0.1.1
Release      : 40.fc29
Arch         : x86_64
Size         : 35 k
Source       : notify-python-0.1.1-40.fc29.src.rpm
Repo         : updates
Summary      : Python bindings for libnotify
URL          :
License      : LGPLv2+
Description  : Python bindings for libnotify

If you're trying to install guake and it can't resolve python2-notify, I would check and make sure that you didn't somehow accidentally disable the updates repo.

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