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PackageKit won't show up?

asked 2013-01-31 14:24:52 -0500

JoeyPassamonte gravatar image

updated 2013-01-31 19:42:03 -0500

I just installed Fedora on my new PC yesterday, and I like it. A problem i'm having is installing programs. Everyone tells me to go to Add/Remove Programs, but it's not listed in my applications. Any ideas?

I am using the newest version.

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what version of fedora did you install?

hhlp gravatar imagehhlp ( 2013-01-31 15:30:28 -0500 )edit

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answered 2013-02-01 03:25:08 -0500

hhlp gravatar image

yes this software was renamed in FEDORA 18 you can find in :

activities - system tools - software

or open a terminal and type :


or find in dash :

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answered 2013-02-01 08:20:27 -0500

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A great alternative to the GUI software manger is opening your gnome-terminal and using YUM.

yum search partial-package-name


yum install package-name

There are a ton of options. I personally find managing my software via the terminal very rewarding. To each their own. For more information:

man yum

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if we are talking about an alternative to GUI software manager, if you feel strong ;) you can use yumex, is in the fedora repo

hhlp gravatar imagehhlp ( 2013-02-01 11:59:23 -0500 )edit

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