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Fedora equivalent to gnome-core on Debian?

asked 2013-04-13 20:04:14 -0600

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updated 2014-04-11 16:13:22 -0600

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Right now, I have just a minimal install. How can I install only the required packages for gnome, with no extra cruft?

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answered 2013-04-14 01:37:05 -0600

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Use the following commands:

sudo yum grouplist #lists available groups
sudo yum install @gnome #install gnome

If you have a minimal install, you will have to manually change the default systemd target to graphical.target (or runlevel 5, in previous terms). Refer: https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/SysVinittoSystemd_Cheatsheet

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Great reply, I appreciate it! It looks like installing the gnome group without the libreoffice group was what I wanted. Now I just have to decide if I really want to throw > 1GB of packages on this laptop.

Zombiedad gravatar imageZombiedad ( 2013-04-14 08:32:20 -0600 )edit

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