Announcing rpmfusion

Thorsten Leemhuis fedora at
Wed Sep 12 18:35:27 UTC 2007

On 12.09.2007 20:27, Rex Dieter wrote:
> Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
>> On 12.09.2007 18:12, Rex Dieter wrote:
>>> Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
>>>> On 12.09.2007 17:44, Bill Crawford wrote:
>>>>> On 12/09/2007, Jima <jima at> wrote:
>>>>>>   Couldn't this be managed by rpmfusion using a comps file, and
>>>>>>   grouping
>>>>>> various packages with "DVD support," "MP3 support," or whatnot?  `yum
>>>>>> groupinstall "DVD Support"`...
>>>>> I think that's the best suggestion on how to balance packaging versus
>>>>> usability, so far ...
>>>> FYI for Livna I tried something else, but it didn't work out. I just
>>>> used the same groups as Fedora in Livna (as Fedora Extras did in the
>>>> past for Core as well) and made some crucial packages 'type="default"'
>>>> -- for example gstreamer-plugins-ugly for the "GNOME Desktop
>>>> Environment" . I assumed anaconda would then install
>>>> gstreamer-plugins-ugly by default as "GNOME Desktop Environment" is
>>>> selected by default. But anaconda/pirut did not do that (and I assume it
>>>> still don't).
>>> At our site,
>> kde-redhat?
> @ UNL.
> We add items to various groups, say, kde-desktop, and then
> $ yum groupinstall kde-desktop
> not only includes the fedora items, but our added ones as well.

That should work for livna as well. Say you installed with KDE and now
want to switch to gnome you should get the gstreamer-plugins-ugly as
well. Other way around worked, too -- but I did not try it in the past
past months.

But it does not work directly in the installer properly...


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